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Network science / Albert-Laszlo Barabasi ; with Marton Posfai, data analysis and simulations.

By: Barabasi, Albert-Laszlo.
Contributor(s): Posfai, Marton.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: xviii, 456 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781107076266 (bpk.Subject(s): Computer networks | Information networksDDC classification: 004.6 Summary: "Networks are everywhere, from the Internet, to social networks, and the genetic networks that determine our biological existence. Illustrated throughout in full colour, this pioneering textbook, spanning a wide range of topics from physics to computer science, engineering, economics and the social sciences, introduces network science to an interdisciplinary audience. From the origins of the six degrees of separation to explaining why networks are robust to random failures, the author explores how viruses like Ebola and H1N1 spread, and why it is that our friends have more friends than we do. Using numerous real-world examples, this innovatively designed text includes clear delineation between undergraduate and graduate level material"--Page [4] of cover.
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"Networks are everywhere, from the Internet, to social networks, and the genetic networks that determine our biological existence. Illustrated throughout in full colour, this pioneering textbook, spanning a wide range of topics from physics to computer science, engineering, economics and the social sciences, introduces network science to an interdisciplinary audience. From the origins of the six degrees of separation to explaining why networks are robust to random failures, the author explores how viruses like Ebola and H1N1 spread, and why it is that our friends have more friends than we do. Using numerous real-world examples, this innovatively designed text includes clear delineation between undergraduate and graduate level material"--Page [4] of cover.

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