Some Applications of Eigenvalues of Graphs

  • Sebastian M. Cioabă


The main goal of spectral graph theory is to relate important structural properties of a graph to its eigenvalues. In this chapter, we survey some old and new applications of spectral methods in graph partitioning, ranking, and epidemic spreading in networks and clustering.


Eigenvalues Graph Partition Laplacian 


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This work is supported by a start-up grant from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware. The author is grateful to the referees for their comments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA

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