Networks of Motifs from Sequences of Symbols

Roberta Sinatra, Daniele Condorelli, Vito Latora
2010 Physical Review Letters  
We introduce a method to convert an ensemble of sequences of symbols into a weighted directed network whose nodes are motifs, while the directed links and their weights are defined from statistically significant co-occurences of two motifs in the same sequence. The analysis of communities of networks of motifs is shown to be able to correlate sequences with functions in the human proteome database, to detect hot topics from online social dialogs, to characterize trajectories of dynamical
more » ... of dynamical systems, and might find other useful applications to process large amount of data in various fields.
doi:10.1103/physrevlett.105.178702 pmid:21231087 fatcat:t5vzcr5yjngfvo6wt6wbwqbqyu