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Mercator

2019/12/05   |   academic

NETS2MAPS - Mercator is a new embedding tool to create maps of networks in the hyperbolic plane. Download it now from GitHub!

Postdoctoral Position in Mapping Big Data Systems - CLOSED

2018/06/21   |   academic

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Barcelona to work with Prof. M. Ángeles Serrano and Prof. Marián Boguñá at the Department of Condensed Matter Physics and UB Institute of Complex Systems (UBICS). The position is funded by a Fundación BBVA grant.

A renormalization group for the multiscale unfolding of complex networks

2018/03/20   |   academic

Maps of complex networks in hyperbolic space are not only attractive visual representations but they are full of meaning and allow us to find out information on the systems and to navigate through them. We can increase the system navigability if we take into account the information provided by the renormalization group, which allows us to unfold networks at the different structural scales that build them up, and which, in addition, turn out to be self-similar, that is, they have the same organization at different scales. These results can also be applied to make reduced versions of the original networks at smaller scales and which have the same properties. The possibility of having reduced copies has a great potential; for instance, they can serve as testbeds to assess expensive processes in original networks, such as new Internet routing protocols.





latest publications


Mercator: uncovering faithful hyperbolic embeddings of complex networks

Guillermo Garcia-Perez, Antoine Allard, M. Ángeles Serrano and Marián Boguñá
New Journal of Physics https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/ab57d2 (2019)
theory of complex networks

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The interconnected wealth of nations: Shock propagation on global trade-investment multiplex networks

Michele Starnini, Marián Boguñá, and M Ángeles Serrano
Scientific Reports 9 13079 (2019)
economic networks  |  World Trade Web


Geometric randomization of real networks with prescribed degree sequence

Michele Starnini, Elisenda Ortiz, and M Ángeles Serrano
New Journal of Physics 21 053039 (2019)
theory of complex networks  |  metric spaces