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  1. Government overlap creates problems for the public and private sector across several government systems. Research suggests that overlap burdens the political and economic system by increasing costs in terms of...

    Authors: Jeremy Straughter and Kathleen Carley

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:70

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  2. While the share of services in international trade has been increasing very slowly over the years, oscillating around 20 per cent since the 1990s, their role has constantly gained importance. Trade in services...

    Authors: Lucia Tajoli, Federico Airoldi and Carlo Piccardi

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:68

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  3. Understanding where and why political change is happening in a country is a fundamental issue in political geography. While electoral choice is individual, it is influenced by various sociological, cultural, a...

    Authors: Jérôme Michaud, Ilkka H. Mäkinen, Attila Szilva and Emil Frisk

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:67

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  4. This article proposes an approach to compare semantic networks using concept-centered sub-networks. A concept-centered sub-network is defined as an induced network whose vertex set consists of the given concept (...

    Authors: Darkhan Medeuov, Camille Roth, Kseniia Puzyreva and Nikita Basov

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:66

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  5. Critical services depend on infrastructure networks for their operation and any disruption to these networks can have significant impacts on society, the economy, and quality of life. Such networks can be char...

    Authors: Craig Robson, Stuart Barr, Alistair Ford and Philip James

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:65

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  6. Motifs represent local subgraphs that are overrepresented in networks. Several disciplines document multiple instances in which motifs appear in graphs and provide insight into the structure and processes of t...

    Authors: Diane Felmlee, Cassie McMillan and Roger Whitaker

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:63

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  7. The alignment strength of a graph matching is a quantity that gives the practitioner a measure of the correlation of the two graphs, and it can also give the practitioner a sense for whether the graph matching...

    Authors: Donniell E. Fishkind, Felix Parker, Hamilton Sawczuk, Lingyao Meng, Eric Bridgeford, Avanti Athreya, Carey Priebe and Vince Lyzinski

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:62

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  8. In designing the city of the future, city managers and urban planners are driven by specific citizens’ behaviors. In fact, economic and financial behaviors, and specifically, which goods and services citizens ...

    Authors: Alessia Galdeman, Cheick T. Ba, Matteo Zignani, Christian Quadri and Sabrina Gaito

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:61

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  9. Graph sampling methods have been used to reduce the size and complexity of big complex networks for graph mining and visualization. However, existing graph sampling methods often fail to preserve the connectiv...

    Authors: Jingming Hu, Tuan Tran Chu, Seok-Hee Hong, Jialu Chen, Amyra Meidiana, Marnijati Torkel, Peter Eades and Kwan-Liu Ma

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:60

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  10. Crises in a global setting of interdependencies call for time-critical coordinated responses. However, it is often the case that the mechanisms responsible for these actions do not agree across all their hiera...

    Authors: Jason Bassett, Niccolò Pescetelli, Alex Rutherford and Manuel Cebrian

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:59

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  11. Sparsification is the process of decreasing the number of edges in a network while one or more topological properties are preserved. For probabilistic networks, sparsification has only been studied to preserve...

    Authors: Amin Kaveh, Matteo Magnani and Christian Rohner

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:58

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  12. Cities are microcosms representing a diversity of human experience. The complexity of urban systems arises from this diversity, where the services that cities offer to their inhabitants have to be tailored for...

    Authors: Renita Murimi

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:57

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  13. Network centrality measures assign importance to influential or key nodes in a network based on the topological structure of the underlying adjacency matrix. In this work, we define the importance of a node in...

    Authors: Matthew D. Nemesure, Thomas M. Schwedhelm, Sofia Sacerdote, A. James O’Malley, Luke R. Rozema and Erika L. Moen

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:56

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  14. A system of hospitals in large cities can be considered a large and diverse but interconnected system. Widely applied in hospitals, electronic health records (EHR) are crucially different from each other becau...

    Authors: Anastasia A. Funkner, Michil P. Egorov, Sergey A. Fokin, Gennady M. Orlov and Sergey V. Kovalchuk

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:53

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  15. In this work, we analyze in detail the topology of the written language network using co-occurrence of words to recognize authorship. The Latin texts object of this study are excerpts from Historia Augusta, a col...

    Authors: Armando Martins, Clara Grácio, Cláudia Teixeira, Irene Pimenta Rodrigues, Juan Luís Garcia Zapata and Lígia Ferreira

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:50

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  16. Space Syntax and the theory of natural movement demonstrated that spatial morphology is a primary factor influencing movement. This paper investigates to what extent spatial morphology at different scales (nod...

    Authors: Helena Freire de Almeida, Rui J. Lopes, João M. Carrilho and Sara Eloy

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:49

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  17. A common issue in trade network analysis is missing data, as some countries do not report trade flows. This paper explores what constitutes suitable data, how to deal with missing data, and demonstrates the re...

    Authors: Najmeh Sajedianfard, Ebrahim Hadian, Ali Hussain Samadi, Zahra Dehghan Shabani, Somwrita Sarkar and P. A. Robinson

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:46

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  18. We present an urban science framework to characterize phone users’ exposure to different street context types based on network science, geographical information systems (GIS), daily individual trajectories, an...

    Authors: Ariel Salgado, Weixin Li, Fahad Alhasoun, Inés Caridi and Marta Gonzalez

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:43

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  19. The quantitative study of traffic dynamics is crucial to ensure the efficiency of urban transportation networks. The current work investigates the spatial properties of congestion, that is, we aim to character...

    Authors: Aniello Lampo, Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Sergio Gómez and Albert Solé-Ribalta

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:41

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  20. The use of networks for modelling and analysing relations among data is currently growing. Recently, the use of a single networks for capturing all the aspects of some complex scenarios has shown some limitati...

    Authors: Riccardo Dondi, Mohammad Mehdi Hosseinzadeh and Pietro H. Guzzi

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:40

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  21. This paper introduces the notions of chained and semi-chained graphs. The chain of a graph, when existent, refines the notion of bipartivity and conveys important structural information. Also the notion of a c...

    Authors: Anna Concas, Lothar Reichel, Giuseppe Rodriguez and Yunzi Zhang

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:39

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  22. It is well-established that the process of learning and capability building is core to economic development and structural transformation. Since knowledge is ‘sticky’, a key component of this process is learni...

    Authors: John Fitzgerald, Sanna Ojanperä and Neave O’Clery

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:38

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  23. We use the United Nations COMTRADE database for analysis of the multiproduct world trade network. With this data, considered for years 2012–2018, we determined the world trade impact of the Kernel of EU 9 coun...

    Authors: Justin Loye, Leonardo Ermann and Dima L. Shepelyansky

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:37

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  24. What do football passes and financial transactions have in common? Both are networked walk processes that we can observe, where records take the form of timestamped events that move something tangible from one...

    Authors: Carolina E. S. Mattsson and Frank W. Takes

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:35

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  25. Hospitals constitute highly interconnected systems that bring into contact an abundance of infectious pathogens and susceptible individuals, thus making infection outbreaks both common and challenging. In rece...

    Authors: Ashleigh C. Myall, Robert L. Peach, Andrea Y. Weiße, Siddharth Mookerjee, Frances Davies, Alison Holmes and Mauricio Barahona

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:34

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  26. Over the last decades, severe haze pollution constitutes a major source of far-reaching environmental and human health problems. The formation, accumulation and diffusion of pollution particles occurs under co...

    Authors: Dimitrios M. Vlachogiannis, Yanyan Xu, Ling Jin and Marta C. González

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:32

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  27. Thanks to the widespread availability of large-scale datasets on scholarly outputs, science itself has come under the microscope with the aim of capturing a quantitative understanding of its workings. In this ...

    Authors: Pavlos Paraskevopoulos, Chiara Boldrini, Andrea Passarella and Marco Conti

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:31

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  28. Markov clustering is an effective unsupervised pattern recognition algorithm for data clustering in high-dimensional feature space. However, its community detection performance in complex networks has been dem...

    Authors: Claudio Durán, Alessandro Muscoloni and Carlo Vittorio Cannistraci

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:29

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  29. Collecting and receiving information about the state of a transportation system is essential to effective planning for intelligent transportation systems, whether it be on the part of individual users or manag...

    Authors: Timothy C. Matisziw and Ashkan Gholamialam

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:28

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  30. We study network centrality measures that take into account the specific structure of networks with time-stamped edges. In particular, we explore how such measures can be used to identify nodes most relevant f...

    Authors: Patrick Hoscheit, Éric Anthony and Elisabeta Vergu

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:26

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  31. Understanding the role of individual nodes is a key challenge in the study of spreading processes on networks. In this work we propose a novel metric, the reachability-heterogeneity (RH), to quantify the contr...

    Authors: Iacopo Pozzana, Christos Ellinas, Georgios Kalogridis and Konstantinos Sakellariou

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:25

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  32. We present a modelling framework for the spreading of epidemics on temporal networks from which both the individual-based and pair-based models can be recovered. The proposed temporal pair-based model that is ...

    Authors: Rory Humphries, Kieran Mulchrone, Jamie Tratalos, Simon J. More and Philipp Hövel

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:23

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  33. The DeGroot model for opinion diffusion over social networks dates back to the 1970s and models the mechanism by which information or disinformation spreads through a network, changing the opinions of the agen...

    Authors: Kara Layne Johnson, Jennifer L. Walsh, Yuri A. Amirkhanian, John J. Borkowski and Nicole Bohme Carnegie

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:22

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  34. Internet memes have become an increasingly pervasive form of contemporary social communication that attracted a lot of research interest recently. In this paper, we analyze the data of 129,326 memes collected ...

    Authors: Kate Barnes, Tiernon Riesenmy, Minh Duc Trinh, Eli Lleshi, Nóra Balogh and Roland Molontay

    Citation: Applied Network Science 2021 6:21

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