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Complex networks: theory and applications

Complex networks: theory and applications

This video was recorded at 5th European Conference on Complex Systems . Complex systems which are composed of many interacting entities can be represented, analyzed and better understood using a network representation, where the entities are represented by nodes and the interactions by links. In recent years it was realized that the topology of many real networks is very different from that of the classical graph theory. In particular, while classical graphs were assumed to be homogeneous with every node having a typical number of links (degree) real networks are usually heterogeneous (e.g., the Internet) with nodes having very different degrees. Thus, many properties of networks were not understood and many open questions were asked. The finding of the new topology led, in recent years, to... Show More

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