Modularity measure of networks with overlapping communities

A. Lázár, D. Ábel, T. Vicsek

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In this paper we introduce a non-fuzzy measure which has been designed to rank the partitions of a network's nodes into overlapping communities. Such a measure can be useful for both quantifying clusters detected by various methods and during finding the overlapping community structure by optimization methods. The theoretical problem referring to the separation of overlapping modules is discussed, and an example for possible applications is given as well.

Original languageEnglish
Article number18001
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - May 10 2010


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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