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A Novel Method of Influence Ranking via Node Degree and H-index for Community Detection

  • Qiang LiuEmail author
  • Lu Deng
  • Junxing Zhu
  • Fenglan Li
  • Bin Zhou
  • Peng Zou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9998)

Abstract

Identifying influential nodes is critical to have a better understanding of the network function and the process of information diffusion. Traditional methods of evaluating influential nodes such as degree centrality ignore the location of a node and its neighbors’ influence in networks, while this plays an important role in revealing the node’s local influence in spreading information. In this paper, we propose a novel method, named DH-index (node Degree and H-index), to measure a node’ importance by considering its and neighbors’ influence simultaneously. Meanwhile, we put forward a node DH-index based label propagation algorithm (DH_LPA) for community detection. We demonstrate its validity and feasibility on a set of real-world and synthetic networks for our new proposed community detection method.

Keywords

Influence ranking Information diffusion Community detection Label propagation 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by 973 Program of China (Grant No. 2013CB329601, 2013CB329604, 2013CB329606).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qiang Liu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Lu Deng
    • 1
  • Junxing Zhu
    • 1
  • Fenglan Li
    • 1
  • Bin Zhou
    • 1
    • 2
  • Peng Zou
    • 1
  1. 1.College of ComputerNational University of Defense TechnologyChangshaPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of High Performance ComputingNational University of Defense TechnologyChangshaPeople’s Republic of China

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