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Statistical measures and distributions can be used to distinguish between different types of network topologies. Diverse large-scale networks like the World-Wide Web, Internet, or social networks show surprising similarities in their organization, hinting to common assembly principles.

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2005 · 2007 · All
R. Albert, U. Raghavan and S. Kumara, "Near linear time algorithm to detect community structures in large scale networks," Phys. Rev. E 76, 036106 (2007)
H. Thadakamalla, R. Albert and S. Kumara, "Search in spatial scale-free networks," New Jour. Phys. 9, 190 (2007)
H. Thadakamalla, R. Albert and S. Kumara, "Search in weighted complex networks," Phys. Rev. E 72, 066128 (2005)
R. U. Kinney, P. Crucitti, R. Albert and V. Latora, "Modeling cascading failures in the North American power grid," Eur. Phys. J. B 46, 101 – 107 (2005)
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R. Albert : Statistical properties of large-scale networks