Aus einem aktuellen Beitrag der New York Times:
Facebook, Pfadlängen, 6 degrees of separation.
"[The] researchers used a set of algorithms developed at the University of Milan to calculate the average distance between any two people by computing a vast number of sample paths among Facebook users. They found that the average number of links from one arbitrarily selected person to another was 4.74. In the United States, where more than half of people over 13 are on Facebook, it was just 4.37."
Mittwoch, 23. November 2011
Samstag, 12. November 2011
Laszlo Barabasi at the Web Science Meets Network Science Workshop, talking about google pagerank and its inherent stability.
Sonntag, 6. November 2011
Dienstag, 1. November 2011
"As protests against financial power sweep the world this week, science may have confirmed the protesters' worst fears. An analysis of the relationships between 43,000 transnational corporations has identified a relatively small group of companies, mainly banks, with disproportionate power over the global economy."
Link to the article.