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Generalized epidemic process on modular networks.
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PMID:  25353848     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Social reinforcement and modular structure are two salient features observed in the spreading of behavior through social contacts. In order to investigate the interplay between these two features, we study the generalized epidemic process on modular networks with equal-sized finite communities and adjustable modularity. Using the analytical approach originally applied to clique-based random networks, we show that the system exhibits a bond-percolation type continuous phase transition for weak social reinforcement, whereas a discontinuous phase transition occurs for sufficiently strong social reinforcement. Our findings are numerically verified using the finite-size scaling analysis and the crossings of the bimodality coefficient.
Kihong Chung; Yongjoo Baek; Daniel Kim; Meesoon Ha; Hawoong Jeong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-5-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics     Volume:  89     ISSN:  1550-2376     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys     Publication Date:  2014 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-10-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-10-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136452     Medline TA:  Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  052811     Citation Subset:  -    
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