Analyzing Community Structure Based on Topology Potential over Complex Network System

  • Kanokwan MalangEmail author
  • Shuliang Wang
  • Tianru Dai
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 849)


Community structure is one of complex network properties which reveals the main organizing proposition in most real-world complex networks. The special interests are groups of vertices within the intense edges or connections that are not only overlapping, but also change over-time. In this paper, we present the overview of structured complex network properties that affect the process of discovering community structure. Topology potential of nodes in complex network is also described. Topology potential is a measurement method to investigate the interaction among community members. From the recent literatures, the community structure discovered by topology potential needs to be improved in term of performance and accuracy in order to obtain more meaningful results.


Topology potential Community structure Complex network 



This work was supported by National Key Research and Development Plan of China (2016YFB0502604, 2016YFC0803000), National Natural Science Fund of China (61472039), and Frontier and Interdisciplinary Innovation Program of Beijing Institute of Technology (2016CX11006), International Scientific and Technological Cooperation and Academic Exchange Program of Beijing Institute of Technology (GZ2016085103).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Software EngineeringBeijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingPeople’s Republic of China

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