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A novel method for overlapping community detection using Multi-objective optimization

Morteza Ebrahimi, Mohammad Reza Shahmoradi, Zainabolhoda Heshmati and Mostafa Salehi

Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2018, vol. 505, issue C, 825-835

Abstract: The problem of community detection as one of the most important applications of network science can be addressed effectively by multi-objective optimization. In this paper, we aim to present a novel efficient method based on this approach. Also, in this study the idea of using all Pareto fronts to detect overlapping communities is introduced.

Keywords: Community detection; Complex networks; Multi objective optimization; Overlapping communities; Pareto fronts (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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