Endemic infections are always possible on regular networks

Charo del Genio, Thomas House

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    Abstract

    We study the dependence of the largest component in regular networks on the clustering coefficient, showing that its size changes smoothly without undergoing a phase transition. We explain this behaviour via an analytical approach based on the network structure, and provide an exact equation describing the numerical results. Our work indicates that intrinsic structural properties always allow the spread of epidemics on regular networks.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number040801(R)
    JournalPhysical Review E
    Volume88
    Issue number4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2013

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