Everyone knows the small-world phenomenon. Watts uses this intriguing phenomenon--colloquially called qsix degrees of separationq--as a prelude to a more general exploration: under what conditions can a small world arise in any kind of network?Graphs. Kevin Bacon is not, as it turns out, the first person to have his name associated with the small-world phenomenon. ... Naturally enough, a persona#39;s Erdos Number (E(v)) is a measure of how close they are to Erdos via their co- authors.
|Author||:||Duncan J. Watts|
|Publisher||:||Princeton University Press - 1999|