Recovering network topologies is of great significance in the study of complex networks. In this paper, a method for identifying structures of multilayer networks is proposed via compressive sensing and Taylor expansion. By using this method, the topologies of multilayer networks with unknown node dynamical functions can be identified from a relatively small number of observations. Numerical experiments are provided to show the effectiveness and efficiency of the method on different types of multilayer networks, where the intralayer topology and the interlayer topology of a multilayer network can be identified simultaneously. In particular, the topology of one layer can be identified even when nodes of the other layer are unobservable.
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Research Article| May 20 2019
Compressive sensing-based topology identification of multilayer networks
Special Collection: Focus Issue: Complex Network Approaches to Cyber-Physical Systems
Guangjun Li ;
Guangjun Li, Na Li, Suhui Liu, Xiaoqun Wu; Compressive sensing-based topology identification of multilayer networks. Chaos 1 May 2019; 29 (5): 053117. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5093270
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