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Table 2 Network evolution

From: Metrics for network power based on Castells’ Network Theory of Power: a case study on Brazilian elections

  2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
Number of nodes 11,200 25,635 33,521 48,194 59,815 81,896 92,225 1,040,182
Number of edges 11,234 11,531 18,134 19,389 33,235 24,997 31,353 22,972
Diameter 18 20 20 23 16 21 18 22
Average path length 6.169 7.272 6.364 7.8252 6.272 7.552 6.535 7.293
Modularity 0.826 0.954 0.809 0.943 0.796 0.957 0.823 0.967
Weakly connected components 4070 18014 22,257 34,216 39,991 58,281 72,439 89,223