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Interest communities and flow roles in directed networks: the Twitter network of the UK riots

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Directionality is a crucial ingredient in many complex networks in which information, energy or influence are transmitted. In such directed networks, analysing flows (and not only the strength of connections) is crucial to reveal important features of the network that might go undetected if the orientation of connections is ignored. We showcase here a flow-based approach for community detection through the study of the network of the most influential Twitter users during the 2011 riots in Eng...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1098/rsif.2014.0940

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Mathematical Institute
Garduño-Hernández, G More by this author
Vangelov, B More by this author
Yaliraki, SN More by this author
Barahona, M More by this author
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council More from this funder
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The Royal Society Publisher's website
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Interface Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
101
Publication date:
2014-10-08
Acceptance date:
2014-09-18
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ISSN:
1742-5689 and 1742-5662
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pubs:630109
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uri:9f1b0aea-5b36-4f76-841b-f49fb5e67ba5
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