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Weighted multiplex network of air transportation

  • Imre VargaEmail author
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Abstract

In several real networks large heterogeneity of links is present either in intensity or in the nature of relationships. Therefore, recent studies in network science indicate that more detailed topological information are available if weighted or multi-layer aspect is applied. In the age of globalization air transportation is a representative example of huge complex infrastructure systems, which has been analyzed from different points of view. In this paper a novel approach is applied to study the airport network as a weighted multiplex taking into account the fact that the rules and fashion of domestic and international flights differ. Restricting study to only topological features and their correlations in the system (disregarding traffic) one can see reasons why simple network approximation is not adequate.

Keywords

Statistical and Nonlinear Physics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Informatics Systems and NetworksUniversity of DebrecenDebrecenHungary

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