Community detection algorithm

Community detection has become a popular field of research over the past few decades. Sadly, it did not move as fast as the digital world that a true data scientist lives in, with more and more data collected every second. As a result, most of the proposed solutions are simply not suitable for a big data environment.

Although a lot of algorithms suggest a new scalable way for detecting communities, none of them is actually meaning scalable in a sense of distributed algorithms and parallel computing.

Louvain algorithm

Louvain algorithm is probably the most popular and widely used algorithm for detecting communities on undirected weighted graphs.

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