Networks: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Guido Caldarelli

Networks: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Guido Caldarelli year 2012
  • Book name: Networks: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Guido Caldarelli
  • Release date: 2012/3/20
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780199588077
  • Rating: 8.03 of 10
  • Votes: 216
  • Review by: Sydney Sheppard
  • Review rating: 7.36 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Total pages: 136
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: From ecosystems to Facebook, from the Internet to the global financial market, some of the most important and familiar natural systems and social phenomena are based on a networked structure. It is impossible to understand the spread of an epidemic, a computer virus, large-scale blackouts, or massive extinctions without taking into account the network structure that underlies all these phenomena.In this Very Short Introduction, Guido Caldarelli and Michele Catanzaro discuss the nature and variety of networks, using everyday examples from society, technology, nature, and history to explain and understand the science of network theory. They show the ubiquitous role of networks; how networks self-organize; why the rich get richer; and how networks can spontaneously collapse. They conclude by highlighting how the findings of complex network theory have very wide and importantapplications in genetics, ecology, communications, economics, and sociology. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 6H57M4S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Cybernetics & Systems Theory, Society & Culture: General, Computer Networking & Communications
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.84 USD
  • Dimensions: 119x134x8mm
  • Weight: 116g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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