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Role Models for Complex Networks , SFI Working Papers

Excerpt: We present a framework for automatically decomposing
("block-modeling'') the functional classes of agents within a complex
network. These classes are represented by the nodes of an image graph
("block model'') depicting the main patterns of connectivity and thus
functional roles in the network. Using a first principles approach, we
derive a measure for the fit of a network to any given image graph
allowing objective hypothesis testing.  (...)

* [53] Role Models for Complex Networks, Joerg Reichardt and Douglas R.
White, DOI: SFI-WP 07-12-045, SFI Working Papers
* Contributed by [54] Carlos Gershenson


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