Weak Links: The Universal Key to the Stability of Networks and Complex Systems

Springer (2009)
A principle is born: the Granovetter study -- Why do we like networks? -- Network stability -- Weak links as stabilizers of complex systems -- Atoms, molecules, and macromolecules -- Weak links and cellular stability -- Weak links and the stability of organisms -- Social nets -- Networks of human culture -- The global web -- The Ecoweb -- Conclusions and perspectives.
Keywords Whole and parts (Philosophy  System analysis  Stability  Complex organizations  Social networks
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Call number BD396.C75 2009
ISBN(s) 3642011926   3540311513   9783642011924
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