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The Resource Small worlds : the dynamics of networks between order and randomness, Duncan J. Watts

Small worlds : the dynamics of networks between order and randomness, Duncan J. Watts

Label
Small worlds : the dynamics of networks between order and randomness
Title
Small worlds
Title remainder
the dynamics of networks between order and randomness
Statement of responsibility
Duncan J. Watts
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The small-world phenomenon states that, soon after meeting a stranger, we are surprised to discover that we are connected through a short chain of acquaintances. This text provides an exploration of the conditions in which a small world can arise
Member of
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watts, Duncan J.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton studies in complexity
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Graph theory
  • Network analysis (Planning)
  • Social networks
  • MATHEMATICS
  • Graph theory
  • Network analysis (Planning)
  • Social networks
  • Netwerken
  • Topologie
  • Dynamische systemen
  • Grafentheorie
  • Mathematisches Modell
  • Netzplantechnik
  • Soziales Netzwerk
  • Graphentheoretisches Modell
  • Graphentheorie
  • Teoria dos grafos
  • Modelos matemáticos
  • Réseaux sociaux
  • Graphes, Théorie des
  • Analyse de réseau (planification)
  • Graph theory
  • Network analysis (Planning)
  • Social networks
  • Graphentheoretisches Modell
  • Graphentheorie
  • Soziales Netzwerk
Label
Small worlds : the dynamics of networks between order and randomness, Duncan J. Watts
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Length and Length Scaling
  • Neighbourhoods and Distribution Sequences
  • Clustering
  • "Lattice Graphs" and Random Graphs
  • Dimension and Embedding of Graphs
  • Big Worlds and Small Worlds: Models of Graphs
  • Relational Graphs
  • [alpha]-Graphs
  • A Stripped-Down Model: [beta]-Graphs
  • Shortcuts and Contractions: Model Invariance
  • Kevin Bacon, the Small World, and Why It All Matters
  • Lies, Damned Lies, and (More) Statistics
  • Spatial Graphs
  • Uniform Spatial Graphs
  • Gaussian Spatial Graphs
  • Main Points in Review
  • Explanations and Ruminations
  • Going to Extremes
  • The Connected-Caveman World
  • Moore Graphs as Approximate Random Graphs
  • Transitions in Relational Graphs
  • Structure
  • Local and Global Length Scales
  • Length and Length Scaling
  • Clustering Coefficient
  • Contractions
  • Results and Comparisons with [beta]-Model
  • Transitions in Spatial Graphs
  • Spatial Length versus Graph Length
  • Length and Length Scaling
  • Clustering
  • Results and Comparisons
  • Social Networks and the Small World
  • Variations on Spatial and Relational Graphs
  • Main Points in Review
  • "It's a Small World after All": Three Real Graphs
  • Making Bacon
  • Examining the Graph
  • Comparisons
  • The Power of Networks
  • Examining the System
  • Comparisons
  • A Worm's Eye View
  • A Brief History of the Small World
  • Examining the System
  • Comparisons
  • Other Systems
  • Difficulties with the Real World
  • Reframing the Question to Consider All Worlds
  • Background on the Theory of Graphs
  • Basic Definitions
Control code
on1044746170
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691188331
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv398zkr
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1044746170
Label
Small worlds : the dynamics of networks between order and randomness, Duncan J. Watts
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-256) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Length and Length Scaling
  • Neighbourhoods and Distribution Sequences
  • Clustering
  • "Lattice Graphs" and Random Graphs
  • Dimension and Embedding of Graphs
  • Big Worlds and Small Worlds: Models of Graphs
  • Relational Graphs
  • [alpha]-Graphs
  • A Stripped-Down Model: [beta]-Graphs
  • Shortcuts and Contractions: Model Invariance
  • Kevin Bacon, the Small World, and Why It All Matters
  • Lies, Damned Lies, and (More) Statistics
  • Spatial Graphs
  • Uniform Spatial Graphs
  • Gaussian Spatial Graphs
  • Main Points in Review
  • Explanations and Ruminations
  • Going to Extremes
  • The Connected-Caveman World
  • Moore Graphs as Approximate Random Graphs
  • Transitions in Relational Graphs
  • Structure
  • Local and Global Length Scales
  • Length and Length Scaling
  • Clustering Coefficient
  • Contractions
  • Results and Comparisons with [beta]-Model
  • Transitions in Spatial Graphs
  • Spatial Length versus Graph Length
  • Length and Length Scaling
  • Clustering
  • Results and Comparisons
  • Social Networks and the Small World
  • Variations on Spatial and Relational Graphs
  • Main Points in Review
  • "It's a Small World after All": Three Real Graphs
  • Making Bacon
  • Examining the Graph
  • Comparisons
  • The Power of Networks
  • Examining the System
  • Comparisons
  • A Worm's Eye View
  • A Brief History of the Small World
  • Examining the System
  • Comparisons
  • Other Systems
  • Difficulties with the Real World
  • Reframing the Question to Consider All Worlds
  • Background on the Theory of Graphs
  • Basic Definitions
Control code
on1044746170
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780691188331
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv398zkr
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1044746170

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