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Symmetry 2011, 3(4), 767-779; doi:10.3390/sym3040767

Information Theory of Networks

UMIT, Institute for Bioinformatics and Translational Research, Eduard Wallnöfer Zentrum 1, 6060, Hall in Tyrol, Austria
Received: 26 October 2011 / Revised: 11 November 2011 / Accepted: 16 November 2011 / Published: 29 November 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Symmetry Measures on Complex Networks)
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The paper puts the emphasis on surveying information-theoretic network measures for analyzing the structure of networks. In order to apply the quantities interdisciplinarily, we also discuss some of their properties such as their structural interpretation and uniqueness.
Keywords: information theory; networks; quantitative graph analysis information theory; networks; quantitative graph analysis
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