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The structure and dynamics of networks

Author: M E J Newman; Albert-László Barabási; Duncan J Watts
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
Series: Princeton studies in complexity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the Internet to networks of friendship, disease transmission, and even terrorism, the concept--and the reality--of networks has come to pervade modern society. But what exactly is a network? What different types of networks are there? Why are they interesting, and what can they tell us? In recent years, scientists from a range of fields--including mathematics, physics, computer science, sociology, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M E J Newman; Albert-László Barabási; Duncan J Watts
ISBN: 9780691113562 0691113564 9780691113579 0691113572
OCLC Number: 62308152
Description: x, 582 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction ---
Chapter 2. Historical developments ---
Chapter 3. Empirical Studies ---
Chapter 4. Models of networks ---
Chapter 5. Applications ---
Chapter 6. Outlook.
Series Title: Princeton studies in complexity.
Responsibility: Mark Newman, Albert-László Barabási, Duncan Watts, editors.
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