Linked : how everything is connected to everything else and what it means for business, science, and everyday life /
- New York : Plume, c2003.
- 294 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
"Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, the nation's foremost expert in the new science of networks, takes us on an intellectual adventure to prove that social networks, corporations, and living organisms are more similar than previously thought. A full understanding of network science will someday enhance our ability to design blue-chip businesses, stop the outbreak of deadly diseases, and influence the exchange of ideas and information. Engaging and authoritative, Linked provides an exciting glimpse into the next century of science and an urgent new perspective on our interconnected world. Book jacket."--Jacket.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-279) and index.
The First Link. Introduction The Second Link. The Random Universe The Third Link. Six Degrees of Separation The Fourth Link. Small Worlds The Fifth Link. Hubs and Connectors The Sixth Link. The 80/20 Rule The Seventh Link. Rich Get Richer The Eighth Link. Einstein's Legacy The Ninth Link. Achilles' Heel The Tenth Link. Viruses and Fads The Eleventh Link. The Awakening Internet The Twelfth Link. The Fragmented Web The Thirteenth Link. The Map of Life The Fourteenth Link. Network Economy The Last Link. Web Without a Spider.
System theory. Science--Philosophy. Computer networks--Miscellanea. Social networks--Miscellanea. Economics--Miscellanea. World Wide Web--Miscellanea.