Stochastic Kronecker Graphs

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Stochastic Kronecker Graphs
A random graph model based on Kronecker products of probability matrices has been recently proposed as a generative model for large-scale real-world networks such as the web. This model simultaneously captures several well-known properties of real-world networks; in particular, it gives rise to a heavy-tailed degree distribution, has a low diameter, and obeys the densification power law. Most properties of Kronecker products of graphs (such as connectivity and diameter) are only rigorously analyzed in the deterministic case. In this paper, we study the basic properties of stochastic Kronecker products based on an initiator matrix of size two (which is the case that is shown to provide the best fit to many real-world networks). We will show a phase transition for the emergence of the giant component and another phase transition for connectivity, and prove that such graphs have constant diameters beyond the connectivity threshold, but are not searchable using a decentralized algorithm...
Mohammad Mahdian, Ying Xu 0002
Added 09 Jun 2010
Updated 09 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2007
Where WAW
Authors Mohammad Mahdian, Ying Xu 0002
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