Web complexity patterns acknowledged


“An expert on networks and their nature revealed some of the surprising laws which govern networks during the opening plenary session of the 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology in Austin, Texas. Albert-László Barabási directs the Center for Complex Networks Research in the physics department at the University of Notre Dame. Barabási began by describing the Internet as a network of routers, with nodes and links. It’s becoming a truism that “Earth is developing an electronic skin.”

”…Barabási also showed maps of a metabolic network and protein interactions. They both resemble the scale-free network of the WWW.”

“…Real networks, he said, are fragmented into groups or modules…”



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Daniel Montano
Keyword: Daniel Montano, Dan Montano, user experience design, information architect


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