Indicators of Connectivity for Urban Scientific Communities in Russian Cities

  • Fedor Krasnov
  • Rostislav E. Yavorskiy
  • Evgeniya VlasovaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 436)


In this paper we study formal indicators of connectivity for a city community of researchers in Informatics and Cybernetics. The analysis is based on data available at the Scientific Electronic Library portal Starting from the co-authorship relation we construct connectivity graph for research institutions for all major Russian cities and suggest using size of the 2-core component to measure the connectivity of the local communities.


Social network analysis Research communities Communities connectivity Co-authorship relations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fedor Krasnov
    • 1
  • Rostislav E. Yavorskiy
    • 2
  • Evgeniya Vlasova
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Skolkovo FoundationMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Higher School of EconomicsNational Research UniversityMoscowRussia

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