Spatial science and network science: Review and outcomes of a complex relationship

Abstract : For decades, the spatial approach to network analysis has principally focused on planar and technical networks from a classic graph theory perspective. Reference to models and methods developed by other disciplines on non-planar networks, such as sociology and physics, is recent, limited, and dispersed. Conversely, the physics literature that developed the popular scale-free and small-world models pays an increasing attention to the spatial dimension of networks. Reviewing how complex network research has been integrated into geography and regional science reveals a high heterogeneity among spatial scientists as well as key directions for increasing their role inside multidisciplinary researches on networks.
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César Ducruet, Laurent Beauguitte. Spatial science and network science: Review and outcomes of a complex relationship. Networks and Spatial Economics, Springer Verlag, 2014, 14 (3-4), pp.297-316. ⟨10.1007/s11067-013-9222-6⟩. ⟨halshs-01093664⟩

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