Evolution and Structure of the Internet: A Statistical Physics Approach

Evolution and Structure of the Internet: A Statistical Physics Approach

by Romualdo Pastor-Satorras, Alessandro Vespignani
     
 

This book, first published in 2004, applies statistical physics and complex systems theory to the evolution and structure of the Internet.See more details below

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This book, first published in 2004, applies statistical physics and complex systems theory to the evolution and structure of the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521826983
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2013
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; List of abbreviations; 1. A brief history of the Internet; 2. How the Internet works; 3. Measuring the global Internet; 4. The Internet's large-scale topology; 5. Modeling the Internet; 6. Internet robustness; 7. Virtual and social networks in the Internet; 8. Searching and walking on the Internet; 9. Epidemics in the Internet; 10. Beyond the Internet's skeleton: traffic and global performance; 11. Outlook; Appendix I: graph theory applied to topology analysis; Appendix II: interface resolution and router topology; Appendix III: numerical analysis of heavy-tailed distributions; Appendix IV: degree correlations; Appendix V: scale-free networks: scaling relations; Appendix VI: the SIR model of virus propagation; References; Index.

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