Empirical Analysis of Wuhan Weighted Bus-Stop Network Characteristics

  • Man Zhao
  • Degang Yang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 154)


In this paper, it uses complex network theory research methods to do the research about the weighted bus station in Wuhan topology of the network. It conducts an empirical study to calculate the degree of the public transport network, the network diameter, clustering coefficient, average path length and core categories and other indicators. The results showed that the bus network of sites in Wuhan to obey a power law distribution, the results of Wuhan City for the future transport planning and construction of great significance.


Degree Distribution Cluster Coefficient Average Path Length Transit Network Wuhan City 
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The authors are greatly indebted to anonymous referees for their constructive comments. The work described in this paper was partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 10926170, 10971240), Natural Science Foundation Project of CQ CSTC (Grant No. CSTC2008BB2366, CSTC2009BB6388), and Applying Basic Research Program of Chongqing Education Committee (No. KJ110628, KJ100611) and Excellent Talents Project of Chongqing Education Committee.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer and Information ScienceChongqing Normal UniversityChongqingChina

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