Network communities within and across borders

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Federica Cerina; Alessandro Chessa; Fabio Pammolli; Massimo Riccaboni;
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports,volume 4 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/srep04546, pmc: PMC3971449
  • Subject: Computer Science - Social and Information Networks | Physics - Physics and Society | Article

We investigate the impact of borders on the topology of spatially embedded networks. Indeed territorial subdivisions and geographical borders significantly hamper the geographical span of networks thus playing a key role in the formation of network communities. This is ... View more
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