Table 1

Summary of the properties of empirical contacts that are preserved (“X” marks) or not preserved (empty cells) by the contact patterns representations investigated here
DYN HET HOM CM CMD CMB FULL
Temporal ordering of contacts
Individual edge weights X
Network topology X X
Number of edges between different class pairs X X X X
Total contact time between different class pairs X X X X
Distribution of edge weights within each class pair X X

Machens et al.

Machens et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:185   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-185

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