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Mark Newman


The study of networks, including computer networks, social networks, and biological networks, has attracted enormous interest in recent years. The rise of the Internet and the wide availability of inexpensive computers have made it possible to gather and analyse network data on an unprecendented scale, and the development of new theoretical tools has allowed us to extract knowledge from networks of many different kinds. The study of networks is broadly interdisciplinary and developments have occurred in many fields, including mathematics, physics, computer and information sciences, biology, an ... More

Keywords: Networks, computer networks, social networks, biological networks, Internet, physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, information science, biology, social science

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198805090
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198805090.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Newman, author
Anatol Rapoport Distinguished University Professor of Physics, University of Michigan, USA