closeness_vitality

closeness_vitality(G, weight=None)[source]

Compute closeness vitality for nodes.

Closeness vitality of a node is the change in the sum of distances between all node pairs when excluding that node.

Parameters:
  • G (graph) –
  • weight (None or string (optional)) – The name of the edge attribute used as weight. If None the edge weights are ignored.
Returns:

nodes – Dictionary with nodes as keys and closeness vitality as the value.

Return type:

dictionary

Examples

>>> G=nx.cycle_graph(3)
>>> nx.closeness_vitality(G)
{0: 4.0, 1: 4.0, 2: 4.0}

See also

closeness_centrality()

References

[1]Ulrik Brandes, Sec. 3.6.2 in Network Analysis: Methodological Foundations, Springer, 2005. http://books.google.com/books?id=TTNhSm7HYrIC