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Evolution of Networks: From Biological Nets to the Internet and WWW

S.N. Dorogovtsev and J.F.F. Mendes

Abstract

The aim of this book is to understand networks and the basic principles of their structural organization and evolution. The ideas are presented in a clear and a pedagogical way. Special attention is given to real networks, both natural and artificial, including the Internet and the World Wide Web. Collected empirical data and numerous real applications of existing theories are discussed in detail, as well as the topical problems of communication and other networks.

Keywords: networks, Internet, World Wide Web, natural networks, artificial networks, communication

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780198515906
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515906.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

S.N. Dorogovtsev, author
Ioffe Institute, St Petersburg

J.F.F. Mendes, author
University of Porto and University of Aveiro