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Six degrees : the science of a connected age

Author: Duncan J Watts
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Duncan Watts explores the science of networks and its implications, ranging from the Dutch tulipmania of the 17th century to the success of Harry Potter.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan J Watts
ISBN: 0434009083 9780434009084
OCLC Number: 51622138
Description: 320 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The Connected Age --
Ch. 2. The Origins of a "New" Science --
Ch. 3. Small Worlds --
Ch. 4. Beyond the Small World --
Ch. 5. Search in Networks --
Ch. 6. Epidemics and Failures --
Ch. 7. Decisions, Delusions, and the Madness of Crowds --
Ch. 8. Thresholds, Cascades, and Predictability --
Ch. 9. Innovation, Adaptation, and Recovery --
Ch. 10. The End of the Beginning.
Responsibility: Duncan J. Watts.

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