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Title: Modeling the telephone call network
Authors: Tam, WM
Lau, FCM 
Tse, CKM 
Issue Date: 2007
Source: ISCAS 2007 : 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems : New Orleans, Louisiana, May 27-30, 2007, proceedings, p. 453-456
Abstract: It is natural to envisage that in a telephone network, some telephone numbers originate or receive more calls than others. Indeed, real-life data have verified the conjecture that the number of calls originated from or received by a telephone number in a network has a power-law property. Further, the number of calls made or received by the same telephone number can be very different. In this paper, we construct a self-growing complex network for modeling the aforementioned telephone call network. The complex network obtained is a directed and weighted network. Moreover, the nodes (telephone numbers) of the network exhibit power-law properties in the following aspects: total-degree, out-degree, in-degree, total-strength, out-strength and in-strength.
Keywords: Large scale systems
Real time systems
Telephone network
Telephone numbers
Publisher: IEEE
ISBN: 1424409217
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