Vol.4 No.3 (March 2014)
Spanning Trees in a Class of Four Regular Small World Network
Spanning tree is an important quantity characterizing the reliability of a network; however, explicitly determining the number of spanning trees in networks is a theoretical challenge. In this paper, we present a class of four regular network model with small world phenomenon. We introduce the concept and evolving process and determine the relevant topological characteristics of the four regular network, such as diameter and clustering coefficient. We give a calculation method of number of spanning trees in such four regular network and derive the formulas and the entropy of number of spanning trees. We find that the entropy of spanning trees in the studied network is in sharp contrast to other small world with the same average degree, of which the entropy is less than the studied network. Thus, the number of spanning trees in such four regular network is more than that of other self-similar networks.
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