Community structure in real-world networks from a non-parametrical synchronization-based dynamical approach
D Anjou, Alicia
Cases Gutiérrez, Blanca Rosa
MetadataShow full item record
Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, Volume 45, Issues 9–10, September–October 2012, Pages 1171-1179, ISSN 0960-0779.
[EN]This work analyzes the problem of community structure in real-world networks based on the synchronization of nonidentical coupled chaotic Rössler oscillators each one characterized by a defined natural frequency, and coupled according to a predefined network topology. The interaction scheme contemplates an uniformly increasing coupling force to simulate a society in which the association between the agents grows in time. To enhance the stability of the correlated states that could emerge from the synchronization process, we propose a parameterless mechanism that adapts the characteristic frequencies of coupled oscillators according to a dynamic connectivity matrix deduced from correlated data. We show that the characteristic frequency vector that results from the adaptation mechanism reveals the underlying community structure present in the network.