A fast and efficient algorithm to identify clusters in networks
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A characteristic feature of many relevant real life networks, like the WWW, Internet, transportation and communication networks, or even biological and social networks, is their clustering structure. We discuss in this paper a novel algorithm to identify clusters -sets of densely interconnected nodes- in a network. The algorithm is based on local information and therefore it is very fast with respect other proposed methods, while it keeps a similar performance in detecting the clusters.