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Linked : the new science of networks

Linked : the new science of networks

Author: Albert-László Barabási
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Pub., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
We've long suspected that we live in a small world, where everything is connected to everything else. Indeed, networks are pervasive--from the human brain to the Internet to the economy to our group of friends. These linkages, it turns out, aren't random. All networks, to the great surprise of scientists, have an underlying order and follow simple laws. Understanding the structure and behavior of these networks will  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert-László Barabási
ISBN: 0738206679 9780738206677 0452284392 9780452284395
OCLC Number: 49827465
Description: 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The first link : introduction --
The second link : the random universe --
The third link : six degrees of separation --
The fourth link : small worlds --
The fifth link : hubs and connectors --
The sixth link : the 80/20 rule --
The seventh link : rich get richer --
The eighth link : Einstein's legacy --
The ninth link : Achilles' heel --
The tenth link : viruses and fads --
The eleventh link : the awakening internet --
The twelfth link : the fragmented web --
The thirteenth link : the map of life --
The fourteenth link : network economy --
The last link : web without a spider.
Responsibility: Albert-László Barabási.
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This work explores the new science of networks and their impact on nature, business, medicine, and everyday life. It traces the development of this rapidly unfolding science and introduces us to the  Read more...


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