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Networks : an introduction

Author: M E J Newman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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"The scientific study of networks, including computer networks, social networks, and biological networks, has received an enormous amount of interest in the last few years. The rise of the Internet and the wide availability of inexpensive computers have made it possible to gather and analyze network data on a large scale, and the development of a variety of new theoretical tools has allowed us to extract new  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M E J Newman
ISBN: 9780199206650 0199206651
OCLC Number: 708090402
Description: xi, 772 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Technological Networks --
3. Social Networks --
4. Networks of information --
5. Biological Networks --
6. Mathematics of Networks --
7. Measures and Metrics --
8. The Large-scale Structure of Networks --
9. Basic Concepts of Algorithms --
10. Fundamental Network Algorithms --
11. Matrix Algorithms and Graph Partitioning --
12. Random Graphs --
13. Generalized Random Graphs with general degree distributions --
14. Models of Network Formation --
15. Other Network Models --
16. Percolation and Network Resilience --
17. Epidemics on Networks --
18. Dynamical Systems on Networks --
19. Network Search --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: M.E.J. Newman.
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