From disease proliferation to cell functioning, spreading dynamics on networks impact many collective phenomena. The joint contributions of the interaction structure and local dynamics have now been disentangled, revealing three distinct types of spreading pattern.
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Timme, M., Nagler, J. Propagation patterns unravelled. Nat. Phys. 15, 308–309 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-019-0424-9
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