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Graphs, Simplicial Complexes and Hypergraphs: Spectral Theory and Topology

Raffaella Mulas, Danijela Horak and Jürgen Jost


In this chapter we discuss the spectral theory of discrete structures such as graphs, simplicial complexes and hypergraphs. We focus, in particular, on the corresponding Laplace operators. We present the theoretical foundations, but we also discuss the motivation to model and study real data with these tools.


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2022 Repository Open Access
Raffaella Mulas, Danijela Horak and Jürgen Jost

Graphs, simplicial complexes and hypergraphs : spectral theory and topology

In: Higher-order systems / Federico Battiston... (eds.)
Cham : Springer, 2022. - pp. 1-58
(Understanding complex systems)