Professor at the Center for Computational Communication Research (Zhuhai), School of Journalism and Communication of Beijing Normal University.



Xiaoke Xu
Dr. Xiao-Ke Xu obtained the Bachelor’s degree (2002) in Electronic and Information Engineering and PhD (2008) in Communication and Information System from Dalian Maritime University in China. Dr. Xu was the postdoctoral fellow at Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the visiting scholar at City University of Hong Kong. He got the CCF-Tencent Hornbill Research Funding and won the first prize in Alibaba Data Innovation Competition & Alibaba Young Scholars Supporting Project. Now he is a professor at the Center for Computational Communication Research (Zhuhai), School of Journalism and Communication of Beijing Normal University. He focuses his research on complex network, big data of social networks and computational communication, etc.

l  Computational Communication

l  Big Data Analysis

l  Social Network Analysis

l  Complex Networks

l  Social Robot

Reserach Interests
      English   Papers

89. Sheng-yue Jiang, Xiao-Ke Xu, Jing Xiao*, Link Prediction by Combining Local Structure Similarity With Node Behavior Synchronization, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, 2023, doi: 10.1109/TCSS.2023.3335295. pdf 88. Jingyi  Liao, Xiao Fan  Liu, Xiao-Ke  Xu, and Tao  Zhou *, COVID-19 spreading patterns in family clusters reveal gender roles in China, Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 2023, 20(209): 20230336. pdf 87. Zeyu Wang, Jinhuan Wang, Yalu Shan, Shanqing Yu, Xiao-ke Xu, Qi Xuan*, Guanrong Chen, Null Model-Based Data Augmentation for Graph Classification, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, 2023, doi: 10.1109/TNSE.2023.3332499. pdf 86. Jing Xiao, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Community detection from fuzzy and higher-order perspectives, Europhysics Letters, 2023, 144:11003. pdf 85. Jianbo Wang, Zhanwei Du, Hui-Jia Li, Lei Wang, Xiao-Ke Xu, Zhen Wang, Lin Wang*, and Xiang Li*, Perspective on the spatio-temporal spread of epidemics in metapopulation networks, Europhysics Letters, 2023, 144: 11001. pdf 84. Zhen-Zhen Wang, Zhihua Zhu, Xiao-ke Xu, Naipeng Chao*, Beyond the Targeted Customer: Spillover Effect through Social Influence Consumers with Weak Ties Are More Effective Targets in Social Advertising, Journal of Advertising Research, 2023, 63(4): 221-235. pdf
83.Yong-Jian He, Xiao-Ke Xu, and Jing Xiao*, Predicting Higher Order Links in Social Interaction Networks, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, pdf

82. Hao-Chen Sun#, Sen Pei#*, Lin Wang, Yuan-YuanSun, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, The Impact of Spring Festival Travel on Epidemic Spreading in China, Viruses, 2023, 15(7):1527  pdf

81. Zhizheng Wang#, Xiao Fan Liu#, Zhanwei Du#, Lin Wang#, Ye Wu, Petter Holme, Michael Lachmann, Hongfei Lin, Zhuoyue Wang, Yu Cao, Zoie S.Y. Wong*, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Yuanyuan Sun*, Protocol for the automatic extraction of epidemiological information via a pre-trained language model, STAR Protocols, 2023, 4(3): 102392  pdf

80. Xiao Fan Liu, Zhen-Zhen Wang*, Xiao-Ke Xu, Ye Wu, Zhidan Zhao, Huarong Deng, Ping Wang, Naipeng Chao and Yi-Hui C. Huang, The shock, the coping, the resilience: smartphone application use reveals Covid-19 lockdown effects on human behaviors, EPJ Data Science, 2023, 12: 17  pdf

79. Jing Xiao, Yu-Cheng Zou, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, A Metaheuristic-based Modularity Optimization Algorithm Driven by Edge Directionality for Directed NetworksIEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, 2023,  pdf

78. Zhanwei Du, Xiao Zhang, Lin Wang, Sidan Yao, Yuan Bai, Qi Tan, Xiao-Ke Xu, Sen Pei, Jingyi Xiao, Tim K. Tsang, Qiuyan Liao, Eric H. Y. Lau, Peng Wu, Chao Gao, Benjamin J. Cowling, Characterizing Human Collective Behaviors During COVID-19--Hong Kong SAR, China, 2020, China CDC Weekly, 2023, 5(4):71-75 pdf

77. Chenbo Fu*, Xingyu Pan, Xuejiao Liang, Shanqing Yu, Xiao-Ke Xu, and Yong Min*, Feature Drift in Fake News Detection: An Interpretable Analysis, Applied Sciences, 2023, 13(1): 592 pdf

76. Dongxuan Chen#, Yiu-Chung Lau#, Xiao-Ke Xu#, Lin Wang, Zhanwei Du, Tim K. Tsang, Peng Wu, Eric H. Y. Lau, Jacco Wallinga, Benjamin J. Cowling*, Sheikh Taslim Ali, Inferring time-varying generation time, serial interval, and incubation period distributions for COVID-19,Nature Communications, 2022, 13: 7727 pdf

75. Sheikh Taslim Ali#, Yiu Chung Lau#, Songwei Shan#, Sukhyun Ryu#, Zhanwei Du, Lin Wang, Xiao-Ke Xu, Dongxuan Chen, Jiaming Xiong, Jungyeon Tae, Tim K Tsang, Peng Wu, Eric H Y Lau, Benjamin J Cowling*, Prediction of upcoming global infection burden of influenza seasons after relaxation of public health and social measures during the COVID-19 pandemic: a modelling study, Lancet Glob Health 2022, 10: e1612-e1622  pdf

74. Renmeng Cao, Xiao Fan Liu, Zhichao Fang, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Xianwen Wang*, How do scientific papers from different journal tiers gain attention on social media? Information Processing and Management, 2023, 60: 103152  pdf

73. Zhizheng Wang#, Xiao Fan Liu#, Zhanwei Du#, Lin Wang#*, Ye Wu, Petter Holme, Michael Lachmann, Hongfei Lin, Zoie S.Y. Wong*, Xiao-Ke Xu*, and Yuanyuan Sun*, Epidemiologic information discovery from open-access COVID-19 case reports via pretrained language model, iScience, 2022, 25(10): 105079.  pdf

72. Qing Cai#, Zhanwei Du#, Ye Wu#*, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, Rethinking Academic Conferences in the Age of Pandemic, Applied Sciences, 2022, 12:8351  pdf

71. Ai-Wen Li, Xiao-Ke Xu*, and Ying Fan*, Immunization strategies for false information spreading on signed social networks, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 2022, 162:112489 pdf

70. Yijun Ran, Tianyu Liu, Tao Jia*, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, A novel similarity measure for mining missing links in long-path networks, Chinese Physics B, 2022, 31: 068902. pdf

69. Dayu Wu, Ying Liu, Ming Tang*, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Shuguang Guan*, Impact of hopping characteristics of inter-layer commuters on epidemic spreading in multilayer networks, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 2022, 159:112100 pdf 68. Xiao-Ke Xu#, Xiao Fan Liu#, Lin Wang#, Ye Wu, Xin Lu, Xianwen Wang, and Sen Pei*, Assessing spread risk of COVID-19 associated with multi-mode transportation networks in China,Fundamental Research, pdf 67. Haochen Sun, Xiaofan Liu, Zhanwei Du, Ye Wu, Haifeng Zhang, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Heterogeneous influence of individuals’ behavior on mask efficacy in gathering environments, Frontiers of Engineering Management, pdf
66. Caifen Liu†, Lingfeng Xu†, Yuan Bai, Xiao-Ke Xu, Eric H. Y. Lau, Benjamin J. Cowling, and Zhanwei Du*, Local Surveillance of the COVID-19 Outbreak, Frontiers in Physics, 2022, 10:824369 pdf 65. Lin Ding, Lunxiao Xie, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, Rich-Club Impact on Cascading Failures in Interdependent Power and Communication Networks, IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, 2022, 12(1): 115-123. pdf 64. Zhanwei Du#, Caifen Liu#, Chunyu Wang#, Lingfeng Xu, Mingda Xu, Lin Wang, Yuan Bai, Xiao-Ke Xu, Eric H Y Lau, Peng Wu, Benjamin J Cowling*, Reproduction Numbers of SARS-CoV-2 Variants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Clinical Infectious Diseases, pdf 63. Si-Yuan Liu, Jing Xiao∗, Xiao-Ke Xu, Improving sign prediction of network embedding by adding motif features, Physica A, 2022, 593: 126966. pdf   62. Mingda Xu†, Zhanwei Du†, Songwei Shan, Xiao-Ke Xu, Yuan Bai, Peng Wu, Eric H. Y. Lau, and Benjamin J. Cowling*,   RiskEstim: A Software Package to Quantify COVID-19 Importation Risk, Frontiers in Physics, 2022, 10:835992 pdf 61. Shuang Xu, Yijun Ran, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, Predicting Scientist Collaboration by Multiple Motif Features, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, 2022, 8(6): 1302-1310. pdf 60. Renmeng Cao, Yu Geng, Xiao-Ke Xu, Xianwen Wang∗, How does duplicate tweeting boost social media exposure to scholarly articles?, Journal of Informetrics, 2022, 16: 101249. pdf

59. Ren-Meng Cao, Xiao-Fan Liu, Xiao-Ke Xu*. Why cannot long-term cascade be predicted?  Exploring temporal dynamics in information diffusion processes.[J]. Royal Society open science, 2021.09.01, 8: 202245. pdf

58. Hong Zhu, Wen Jin, Jie Zhou, Shanbao Tong, Xiao-Ke Xu, and Junfeng Sun*, Nodal Memberships to Communities of Functional Brain Networks Reveal Functional Flexibility and Individualized Connectome, Cerebral Cortex, 2021.08.12, 00: 1-1744. pdf

57. Jing Xiao, Jiao-Yan Wang, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, Fuzzy Community Detection Based on Elite Symbiotic Organisms Search and Node Neighborhood Information, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, 2021.06.08, doi: 10.1109/TFUZZ.2021.3087235                . pdf

56. Hao-Chen Sun, Xiao-Fan Liu, Zhan-Wei Du, Xiao-Ke Xu*, and Ye Wu*, Mitigating COVID-19 Transmission in Schools with Digital Contact Tracing, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, 2021.04.27, doi: 10.1109/TCSS.2021.3073109. pdf        

55. Renmeng Cao, Xianwen Wang*, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Jianlin Zhou. Multiple bursts of highly retweeted articles on social media, Scientometrics, 2021.04.26, 126:5165-5179.  pdf

54. Liu Xiao Fan, Xiao-Ke Xu, Wu Ye. Mobility, exposure, and epidemiological timelines of COVID-19 infections in China outside Hubei province.[J]. Scientific data, 2021.02.05, 8(1): 54.  pdf

53. Lin Zhang, Jiahua Zhu, Xuyuan Wang, Juan Yang, Xiao Fan Liu* and Xiao-Ke Xu*. Characterizing COVID-19 Transmission: Incubation Period, Reproduction Rate, and Multiple-Generation Spreading. Frontiers in Physics, 2021.01.11, 8:589963. pdf

52. Xiao-Ke Xu#, Lin Wang#, Sen Pei#*, Multiscale mobility explains differential associations between the gross domestic productand COVID-19 transmission in Chinese cities, Journal of Travel Medicine, 2021.01.04, taaa236, doi: 10.1093/jtm/taaa236        . pdf


51. Zhenzhen Liu; Xiao-Ke Xu*; Jianyun Zhou; Quantitative effects of network connectivity on epidemics, International Journal of Modern Physics B, 2020.10.20, 34(28):2050262. pdf

50. Daihai He, Shi Zhao, Xiao-Ke Xu, Qiangying Lin, Zian Zhuang, Peihua Cao, Maggie H. Wang, Yijun Lou, Li Xiao, Ye Wu*, Lin Yang*. Low dispersion in the infectiousness of COVID-19 cases implies difficulty n control, BMC Public Health, 2020.10.16, 20: 1558. pdf

49. Ai-Wen Li, Jing Xiao, Xiao-Ke Xu*; The Family of Assortativity Coefficients in Signed Social Networks, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems,2020.09.23, 7(6): 1460-1468.  pdf

48. Zhanwei Du, Xiao-Ke Xu, Lin Wang, Spencer J. Fox, Benjamin J. Cowling, Alison P. Galvani, and Lauren Ancel Meyers*. Effects of proactive social distancing on COVID-19 outbreaks in 58 cities, China. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2020.09.10, 26(9): 2269-2271.  pdf

47. Bin Zhou#*, Sen Pei#*, Lev Muchnik, Xiangyi Meng, Xiao-ke Xu, Alon Sela, Shlomo Havlin, and H. Eugene Stanley, Realistic modelling of information spread using peer-to-peer diffusion patterns, Nature Human Behaviour, 2020.08.29, 4: 1198-1207. pdf

46. Sheikh Taslim Ali#, Lin Wang#, Eric HY Lau#, Xiao-Ke Xu, Zhanwei Du, Ye Wu, Gabriel M. Leung, Benjamin J. Cowling*, Evolution of effective serial interval of SARS-CoV-2 by non-pharmaceutical interventions, Science, 2020.08.27, 369: 1106-1109.  pdf

45. Xiao-Ke Xu#, Xiao-Fan Liu#, Ye Wu#, Sheikh Taslim Ali#, Zhanwei Du#, Paolo Bosetti, Eric H Y Lau, Benjamin J Cowling, Lin Wang*, Reconstruction of Transmission Pairs for novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in mainland China: Estimation of Super-spreading Events, Serial Interval, and Hazard of Infection, Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2020.06.18, 71(12):3163-3167.  pdf

44. Zhanwei Du#, Xiao-ke Xu#, Ye Wu#, Lin Wang, Benjamin J. Cowling, and Lauren Ancel Meyers*, The serial interval of COVID-19 from publicly reported confirmed cases, Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2020.06.15, 26(6):1341-1343. pdf

43. Si-Yuan Liu, Jing Xiao, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Sign Prediction by Motif Naive Bayes Model in Social Networks, Information Sciences, 2020.06.07, 541: 316-331. pdf

42. Xiao-Ke Xu*, Ke-ke Shang, Jing Xiao, Quantifying the Effect of Community Structures for Link Prediction by Constructing Null Models, IEEE Access, 2020.05.08, 8:89269-89280.  pdf

41. Jing Xiao, Hong-Fei Ren, and Xiao-Ke Xu*. Constructing Real-Life Benchmarks for Community Detection by Rewiring Edges, Complexity, 2020.04.07, 709623.  pdf

40. Zhanwei Du#,  Lin Wang#,  Simon Cauchemez,  Xiao-ke Xu,  Xianwen Wang,   Benjamin J. Cowling, and Lauren Ancel Meyers*, Risk for transportation of 2019 novel coronavirus disease from Wuhan to other cities in China. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2020.02.25, 26(5):1049-1052.  pdf


39. Ya-Fang Liu,  Ting Li,  and Xiao-Ke Xu* ,  Link Prediction by Multiple Motifs in Directed Networks, IEEE Access, 2019.12, 8: 174--183. pdf

38. Jing Xiao, Chao Wang, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, Community detection based on symbiotic organisms search and neighborhood information, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, 2019.12.23, 6(6): 1257--1272. pdf

37. Si-Yuan Liu, Jing Xiao, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, Link Prediction in Signed Social Networks: from Status Theory to Motif Families, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering,2019.12.01, 7(3): 1724-1725. pdf

36. Lin Ding, Si-Yuan Liu, Quan Yang, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, Uncovering the Dependence of Cascading Failures on Network Topology by Constructing Null Models, Entropy, 2019.11.15, 21: 1119. pdf

35. Ren-Meng Cao, Si-Yuan Liu, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Network embedding for link prediction: the pitfall and improvement, Chaos, 2019.10.08, 29(10): 103102. pdf

34. Wen-Kuo Cui, Jing Xiao, Ting Li, and Xiao-Ke Xu*, Uncovering offline event similarity of online friends by constructing null models, Chinese Physics B, 2019.05.08, 28(6): 068901. pdf

33. Bin Zhou*, Xiao-Ting Xu, Jian-Guo Liu, Xiao-Ke Xu, Nianxin Wang, Information interaction model for the mobile communication networks, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications,2019.04.08, 525: 170--1176.  pdf


32. Wen-Kuo Cui, Ke-Ke Shang, Yong-Jian Zhang, Jing Xiao, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Constructing null networks for community detection in complex networks, The European Physical Journal B (EPJB), 2018.07.01, 91: 145.  pdf

31. Bo Liu, Shuang Xu, Ting Li, Jing Xiao, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Quantifying the Effects of Topology and Weight for Link Prediction in Weighted Complex Networks, Entropy, 2018.05.30, 20(5): 363.  pdf

30. Bin Zhou, Xiao-Yong Yan, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Xiao-Ting Xu, Nianxin Wang, Evolutionary of online social networks driven by Pareto wealth distribution and bidirectional preferential attachment, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 2018.05.26, 507: 427—434. pdf

29. Xiao-Ke Xu, Xue Wang, Jing Xiao*, Inferring Parent-child Relationships by a node-remove centrality framework in Online Social Networks, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 2018.3.29, 505: 222—232. pdf

28. Yang Xin, Lingshuang Kong, Zhi Liu, Chunhua Wang, Hongliang Zhu, Mingcheng Gao, Chensu Zhao, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Multimodal Feature-level Fusion for Biometrics Identification System on IoMT Platform, IEEE Access,2018.03.13, 6: 21418.  pdf

27. Jing Xiao, Yong-Jian Zhang, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Convergence Improvement of Differential Evolution for Community Detection in Complex Networks, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 2018.02.22, 503: 762—779.  pdf


26. Ke-ke Shang, Michael Small, Xiao-Ke Xu, Wei-Sheng Yan, The role of direct links for link prediction in evolving networks, Europhysics Letters, 2017.02.16, 117, 28002 (2017). pdf

25. Xiao-Ke Xu, Jonathan J.H. Zhu, Flexible sampling large-scale social networks by self-adjustable random walk, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 2016.07.26, 463: 356--365.  pdf

24. Ju Xiang, Tao Hu, Yan Zhang, Ke Hu, Jian-Ming Li, Xiao-Ke Xu, Cui-Cui Liu, Shi Chen, Local modularity for community detection in complex networks, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 2016.02.01, 443: 451--459. pdf

23. Qian-Ming Zhang, Xiao-Ke Xu, Yu-Xiao Zhu, Tao Zhou*, Measuring multiple evolution mechanisms of complex networks, Scientific Reports, 2015.06.11, 5: 10350.  pdf

22. Ke-Ke Shang, Wei-Sheng Yan, Xiao-Ke Xu, Limitation of degree information for analyzing the interaction evolution in online social networks, International Journal of Modern Physics C, 2014.04.21, 25(10): 1450056.  pdf

21. Ke Hu, Ju Xian, Xiao-Ke Xu, Hui-Jia Li, Wan-Chun Yang, Yi Tang*, Predicting the growth of new links by new preferential attachment similarity indices, Pramana - Journal of Physics, 2014.03.01, 82(3): 571--583.  pdf

20. Hai-Feng Zhang, Zhi-Xi Wu, Xiao-Ke Xu, Michael Small, Lin Wang, Bing-Hong Wang, Impacts of subsidy policies on vaccination decisions in contact networks, Physical Review E, 2013.07.18, 88(1): 012813.  pdf

19. Ping Li, Kai Zhang, Xiao-Ke Xu, Jie Zhang, Michael Small, Reexamination of explosive synchronization in scale-free networks: The effect of disassortativity, Physical Review E, 2013.04.03, 87(4): 042803. pdf

18. Graciano Dieck Kattas, F. Javier Perez-Barberia, Michael Small, Xiao-Ke Xu, David M. Walker, Unraveling complexity in interspecies interaction through nonlinear dynamical models, Acta Ethologica, 2013.02.01, 16(1): 21--30.  pdf

17. Graciano Dieck Kattas, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Michael Small, Generating self-organizing collective behavior using separation dynamics from experimental data, Chaos, 2012.09.01, 22(3): 033113.  pdf
16. Ping Li, Jie Zhang, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Small, Michael, Dynamical Influence of Nodes Revisited: A Markov Chain Analysis of Epidemic Process on Networks, Chinese Physics Letters, 2012.4.01, 29(4): 048903.  pdf

15. Graciano Dieck Kattas, Xiao-Ke Xu*, Michael Small*, Dynamical Modeling of Collective Behavior from Pigeon Flight Data: Flock Cohesion and Dispersion, Chaos, 2012.03.01, 22(1): 013107.  pdf

14. Ruoxi Xiang, Jie Zhang, Xiao-Ke Xu, Michael Small, Multiscale characterization of recurrence-based phase space networks constructed from time series, Chaos, 2012.03.01, 22(1): 013107.  pdf

13. Xiao-Ke Xu, Graciano Dieck Kattas, Michael Small, Reciprocal relationships in collective flights of homing pigeons, Physical Review E, 2012.02.27, 85(2): 026120.  pdf

12. Xiao-Ke Xu, Jie Zhang, Ping Li, Michael Small, Changing motif distributions in complex networks by manipulating rich-club connections, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 2011.11.01, 390(23-24): 4621—4626.  pdf

11. Xiao-Fan Liu, Xiao-Ke Xu, Michael Small, Chi K. Tse, Attack Resilience of the Evolving Scientific Collaboration Network, PLos One, 2011.10.14, 6(10): e26271.  pdf

10. Jie Zhang, Xiao-Ke Xu, Ping Li, Kai Zhang, Michael Small, Node importance for dynamical process on networks: A multiscale characterization, Chaos, 2011.03.01, 21(1): 016107.  pdf

9. Xiao-Ke Xu, Jie Zhang, Michael Small, Rich-club connectivity dominates assortativity and transitivity of complex networks, Physical Review E, 2010.10.25, 82(4): 046117.  pdf

8. Jie Zhang, Changsong Zhou, Xiao-Ke Xu, Michael Small, Mapping from structure to dynamics: A unified view of dynamical processes on networks, Physical Review E, 2010.08.27, 82(2): 026116.  pdf

7. Xiao-Ke Xu, Low Observable Targets Detection by Joint Fractal Properties of Sea Clutter: An Experimental Study of IPIX OHGR Datasets, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 2010.04.01, 58(4):1425-1429.  pdf

6. Jie Zhang, Kai Zhang, Xiao-Ke Xu, Chi K. Tse, Michael Small, Seeding the Kernels in graphs: toward multi-resolution community analysis, New Journal of Physics, 2009.11.02, 11: 113003.  pdf

5. Xiao-Ke Xu, Jie Zhang, Junfeng Sun, Michael Small, Revising the simple measures of assortativity in complex networks, Physical Review E, 2009.11.01, 80(5): 056106.  pdf

4. Xiao-Ke Xu, Jie Zhang, Michael Small*, Superfamily phenomena and motifs of networks induced from time series, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2008.12.16, 105(50): 19601—19605.  pdf

3. Jin Zhou, Xiao-Ke Xu, Jie Zhang, Junfeng Sun, Michael Small, Jun-An Lu, Generating an assortative network with a given degree distribution, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 2008.11.01, 18(11): 3495—3502.  pdf

2. Michael Small, Xiao-Ke Xu, Jin Zhou, Jie Zhang, Junfeng Sun, Jun-an Lu, Scale-free networks which are highly assortative but not small world, Physical Review E, 2008.06.01, 77(6): 066112.  pdf

1. Junfeng Sun, Jie Zhang, Jin Zhou, Xiao-Ke Xu, Michael Small, Detecting phase synchronization in noisy data from coupled chaotic oscillators, Physical Review E, 2008.04.01, 77(4): 046213.  pdf