Esearcher This book accomplished that It s a well written digestible overview and history of a very complex topic Based on the title what I dd not expect was he would talk about universality of networks This turned out to be a bonus This book is not only about social interactions but also about the organization of any network If ou
WORK ON SYSTEMS OR ARE INTERESTED IN SYSTEMS THEORY on systems or are interested in systems theory this book
is well worth a read I found the coverage of resiliencesusceptibility of complex system to failures to be really interesting well worth a read I found the coverage of resiliencesusceptibility of complex system to failures to be really interesting a ve A look at the maths behind the idea that there are six degreees of separation and other networking theories Interesting stuff and I like the fact that the author is not afraid to include plenty of graphs to illustrate his ideas popular science books that insist on using only words drive me nuts I really liked this I love accessible science with references to the original work It is similar to linked and the topic is related both excellent books to get ou thinking about networks Abandoned reading this Maybe I ll come back to it some other time 80 pages in I still felt like I hadn t learned anything I didn t already know I don t have the patience to keep readin. Ationships to the technological and social choices of entire societies Watts weaves together a network of discoveries across an array of disciplines to tell the story of an explosive new field of knowledge the people who are building it and his own peculiar path in forging this new scien.
Ngs to real world examples in a way that made the connections understandable to a layman In addition at the end of it all there was no tangible finding or process that could be applied by a reader to effectively utilize networks I like the topic I ve read magazines articles on network science before and enjoyed them And I like the concepts and ideas and what network science can tell us But apparently I just can t read a full book on topic It takes awhile to explain things and while the text is accessible it just doesn t hold my attention I
had to put it aside Not really all that engaging but one ofto put it aside Not really all that engaging but one of first non fiction books I ve got through in a while It gives some interesting insights but ultimately it s a bit old and too much work in reading through it for the little gain in knowledge it provides This is my first introduction to network theory and small world theory I found it completely fascinating and well worth a read I picked up this book because I wanted to understand
the impact of cross group work by mapping out connections I was looking to a taxonomyimpact of cross group work by mapping out connections I was looking to a taxonomy talk about these concepts with others A co worker suggested I read up on graph theory which lead me to this book and this Networks are everywhere in the real world et only recently have scientists attempted to explain their mysterious workingsFrom epidemics of disease to outbreaks of market madness from people searching for information to firms surviving crisis and change from the structure of personal rel.
Read & Download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB â Duncan J. WattsAleks Krotoski broadcaster journalist and academic specialising in technology and interactivity has chosen to discuss Duncan J Watts s Six Degrees The Science of a Connected Age on FiveBooks as one of the top five on her subject Virtual Living saying thatWatts has been looking at the small world phenomenon to identify whether the web itself has shrunk our world and in fact it hasn t We still do have those six degrees of separation even by e mail with somebody who s in say Brazil When it comes down to it ultimately we do still have the same number of friends and the same number of connections between two points in
the worldThe full interview is available here It s a sign ofworldThe full interview is available here It s a sign of author s great intelligence that I was able to understand this bookof course the parts that interested me the most were 1 network theory used to examine spread of disease
2 DESIGNING FLEXIBLE ROBUST RESPONSE SYSTEMS THIS BOOK SHOULDdesigning flexible robust response systems This book
should deemed asdeemed as first course of the science of networks This book was OK I think I would have liked it if I knew about math and statistics Watts raised some interesting points in his book and who can forget playing the 6 degrees from Kevin Bacon Watts was not able to apply his findi. In this remarkable book Duncan Watts one of the principal architects of network theory sets out to explain the innovative research that he and other scientists are spearheading to create a blueprint of our connected planet Whether they bind computers economies or terrorist organizations.