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Data Science and Complex Networks: Real Case Studies with Python

Guido Caldarelli and Alessandro Chessa


This book provides a comprehensive yet short description of the basic concepts of complex network theory and the code to implement this theory. Differently from other books, we present these concepts starting from real cases of study. The application topics span from food webs, to the Internet, the World Wide Web, and social networks, passing through the international trade web and financial time series. The final part is devoted to definition and implementation of the most important network models. We provide information on the structure of the data and on the quality of available datasets. F ... More

Keywords: complex network, Python notebook, food web, Internet, WWW, international trade web, network model

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199639601
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639601.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Guido Caldarelli, author
Full Professor in Theoretical Physics, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy

Alessandro Chessa, author
Researcher in Theoretical Physics, IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca, Italy

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