A Simple Taxonomy of Multilayer Networks

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International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
 
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Volume-31 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Andrey A. Shchurov, Radek Mařík
  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V31P105

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Andrey A. Shchurov, Radek Mařík "A Simple Taxonomy of Multilayer Networks". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V31(1):20-24, January 2016. ISSN:2231-2803. www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
one of the major goals of multilayer networks is providing proper and suitable representations of complex systems with many interdependent components, which, in turn, might interact through many different channels. However, the terminology referring to systems with multiple different relations has not yet reached a consensus. This work introduces a simple taxonomy of multilayer networks. Four different dimensions characterize the basic metrics of structural properties. Based on the taxonomy, an appropriate formal definition is presented.

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Keywords
complex systems, computer networks, multilayer networks, taxonomy.