Comparing series of rankings with ties by using complex networks: an analysis of the spanish stock market (ibex-35 index) Articles uri icon

authors

  • PEDROCHE, FRANCISCO
  • CRIADO, REGINO
  • GARC√ćA, ESTHER
  • ROMANCE, MIGUEL
  • SANCHEZ GARCIA, VICTORIA EUGENIA

publication date

  • March 2015

start page

  • 101

end page

  • 125

issue

  • 1

volume

  • 10

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1556-1801

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1556-181X

abstract

  • In this paper we extend the concept of Competitivity Graph to compare series of rankings with ties (partial rankings). We extend the usual method used to compute Kendall's coefficient for two partial rankings to the concept of evolutive Kendall's coefficient for a series of partial rankings. The theoretical framework consists of a four-layer multiplex network. Regarding the treatment of ties, our approach allows to define a tie between two values when they are close enough, depending on a threshold. We show an application using data from the Spanish Stock Market; we analyse the series of rankings defined by 25 companies that have contributed to the IBEX-35 return and volatility values over the period 2003 to 2013.