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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

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

See also



[R273]Ulrik Brandes, Sec. 3.6.2 in Network Analysis: Methodological Foundations, Springer, 2005. http://books.google.com/books?id=TTNhSm7HYrIC


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