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Six degrees : the science of a connected age

Author: Duncan J Watts
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[The author], one of the principal architects of network theory, sets out to explain the innovative research that he and other scientists are spearheading to create a blueprint of this connected planet.-http://www.booksinprint.com.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan J Watts
OCLC Number: 166269916
Notes: Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2003.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Connected age --
Origins of a "new" science --
Small worlds --
Beyond the small world --
Search in networks --
Epidemics and failures --
Decisions, delusions, and the madness of crowds --
Thresholds, cascades, and predictability --
Innovation, adaptation, and recovery --
End of the beginning --
World gets smaller, another year in the connected age.
Responsibility: Duncan J. Watts.
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The pioneering young scientist whose work on the structure of small worlds has triggered an avalanche of interest in networks.  Read more...

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