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CS 6/759995 ST: COMPLEX NETWORKS
Spring 2011
Department of Computer Science
Kent State University
Page last updated  on January 2011[an error occurred while processing this directive]

 



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Welcome to the course web-site of CS 6/759995 COMPLEX NETWORKS.  This course will take you amidst some of the exciting recent research on large networked systems.

The internet is now seeing the emergence of very complex network based systems such as social netwoks, peer to peer systems, large scale games each will unprecedented participation, scale and complexity. Even WikiLeak's servers use small world network routing to avoid traceability!

In the course we will learn about the various analytical tools/frameworks computer scientists have begun to apply to understand these systems both at micro and macro levels and even to engineer a new breed of solutions and applications.

We will learn about famous experiments such Six Degrees of Seperation (checkout the youtube video CONNECTED). For introductory reading of the topic feel to read this Scentific American article.

This line of research is expected to shape many aspect of our world- how we use internet, how individuals, countries, corporations and armies act.  

To know more  please browse the general course information about the content, format and workload of the course.

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Credit:  The emblame graphics is part of work by Tuva Hassel Stang and his colleagues at Oslo University College into the visualization and analysis of Internet Gnutella Network.