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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.
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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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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: Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Historical developments --
Chain-links / F. Karinthy --
Connectivity of random nets / R. Solomonoff and A. Rapoport --
On the evolution of random graphs / P. Erdos and A. Renyl --
Contacts and influence / I. de S. Pool and M. Kochen --
An experimental study of the small world problem / J. Travers and S. Milgram --
Networks of scientific papers / D. J. de S. Price --
Famous trails to Paul Erdos / R. de Castro and J. W. Grossman --
Ch. 3. Empirical studies --
Diameter of the World-Wide Web / R. Albert, H. Jeong and A.-L. Barabasi --
Graph structure in the Web / A. Broder --
On power-law relationships of the Internet topology / M. Faloutsos, P. Faloutsos and C. Faloutsos --
Classes of small-world networks / L. A. N. Amaral, A. Scala, M. Barthelemy and H. E. Stanley --
The large-scale organization of metabolic networks / H. Jeong --
The small world of metabolism / A. Wagner and D. Fell --
Network motifs : simple building blocks of complex networks / R. Milo --
The structure of scientific collaboration networks / M. E. J. Newman --
The Web of human sexual contacts / F. Liljeros --
Ch. 4. Models of networks --
A critical point for random graphs with a given degree sequence / M. Molloy and B. Reed --
A random graph model for massive graphs / W. Aiello, F. Chung and L. Lu --
Random graphs with arbitrary degree distributions and their applications / M. E. J. Newman, S. H. Strogatz and D. J. Watts --
Collective dynamics of 'small-world' networks / D. J. Watts and S. H. Strogatz --
Small-world networks : evidence for a crossover picture / M. Barthelemy and L. A. N. Amaral --
Comment on 'small-world networks : evidence for crossover picture' / A. Barrat --
Scaling and percolation in the small-world network model / M. E. J. Newman and D. J. Watts --
On the properties of small-world networks / A. Barrat and M. Weigt --
Emergence of scaling in random networks / A.-L. Barabasi and R. Albert --
Structure of growing networks with preferential linking / S. N. Dorogovtsev, J. F. F. Mendes and A. N. Samukhin --
Connectivity of growing random networks / P. L. Krapivsky, S. Redner and F. Leyvraz --
Competition and multiscalling in evolving networks / G. Bianconi and A.-L. Barabasi --
Universal behavior of load distribution in scale-free networks / K.-I. Goh, B. Kahng and D. Kim --
Spectra of "real-world" graphs : beyond the semicircle law / I. J. Farkas, I. Derenyi, A.-L. Barabasi and T. Vicsek --
The degree sequence of a scale-free random graph process / B. Bollobas, O. Riordan, J. Spencer and G. Tusnady --
A model of large-scale proteome evolution / R. V. Sole, R. Pastor-Satorras, E. Smith and T. B. Kepler --
Modeling of protein interaction networks / A. Vazquez, A. Flammini, A. Maritan and A. Vespignani --
Ch. 5. Applications --
Epidemics with two levels of mixing / F. Ball, D. Mollison and G. Scalia-Tomba --
The effects of local spatial structure on epidemiological invasions / M. J. Keeling --
Small world effect in an epidemiological model / M. Kuperman and G. Abramson --
Epidemic spreading in scale-free networks / R. Pastor-Satorras and A. Vespignani --
A simple model of global cascades on random networks / D. J. Watts --
Error and attack tolerance of complex networks / R. Albert, H. Jeong and A.-L. Barabasi --
Resilience of the Internet to random breakdowns / R. Cohen, K. Erez, D. ben-Avraham and S. Havlin --
Network robustness and fragility : percolation on random graphs / D. S. Callaway, M. E. J. Newman, S. H. Strogatz and D. J. Watts --
Authoritative sources in a hyperlinked environment / J. M. Kleinberg --
Search in power-law networks / L. A. Adamic, R. M. Lukose, A. R. Puniyani and B. A. Huberman --
Navigation in a small world / J. M. Kleinberg --
Ch. 6. Outlook.
Series Title: Princeton studies in complexity.
Responsibility: Mark Newman, Albert-László Barabási, Duncan Watts, editors.
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