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Nexus: Small Worlds and the Groundbreaking Science of Networks

By: Mark Buchanan

235 pages, Figs

W.W. Norton & Co.

Paperback | May 2003 | #143263 | ISBN: 0393324427
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #142904 | ISBN: 0393041530
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About this book

Documents the mounting support among various disciplines for the small-worlds idea and demonstrates its applications to diverse problems, for example the global economy, the Human Genome Project, the spread of infectious disease or ecological damage.

An intriguing, accessible look at the mathematics behind the 'six degrees of separation' theory.


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