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NetworksAn Introduction$
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Mark Newman

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199206650

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.001.0001

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Technological networks

Technological networks

A discussion of engineered networks like the Internet and the power grid and how we determine their structure

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(p.17) Chapter 2 Technological networks
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Networks
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M. E. J. Newman

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0002

This chapter looks at technological networks, the physical infrastructure networks that have grown up over the last century or so and form the backbone of modern technological societies. These include the Internet, the telephone network, power grids, transportation networks, and delivery and distribution networks.

Keywords:   Internet, telephone network, power grids, transportation networks, delivery networks, distribution networks

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