Six degrees: the science of a connected age

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Norton,
Pub. Date:
c2003.
Language:
English
Description
The pioneering young scientist whose work on the structure of small worlds has triggered an avalanche of interest in networks. In this remarkable book, Duncan Watts, one of the principal architects of network theory, sets out to explain the innovative research that he and other scientists are spearheading to create a blueprint of our connected planet. Whether they bind computers, economies, or terrorist organizations, networks are everywhere in the real world, yet only recently have scientists attempted to explain their mysterious workings. From epidemics of disease to outbreaks of market madness, from people searching for information to firms surviving crisis and change, from the structure of personal relationships to the technological and social choices of entire societies, Watts weaves together a network of discoveries across an array of disciplines to tell the story of an explosive new field of knowledge, the people who are building it, and his own peculiar path in forging this new science. 24 b/w illustrations.
More Details
ISBN:
9780393041422
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 34cf6d89-c5e1-3aa6-a45d-1714423f81af
full_title six degrees the science of a connected age
author watts duncan j
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:45AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1576153877768568832
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Watts, Duncan J., 1971-
author-letter Watts, Duncan J.,
author_additional Duncan J. Watts.
author_display Watts, Duncan J
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Entire Collection
available_at_arlington Central
callnumber-a QA166
callnumber-first Q - Science
callnumber-subject QA - Mathematics
callnumber_sort_arlington 511.5 WATTS
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
date_added 2011-01-26T05:00:00Z
days_since_added 2397
detailed_location_arlington Aurora Hills Adult Nonfiction, Central Adult Nonfiction
display_description
edition 1st ed.
format_arlington Book
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington Books
grouping_category book
id 34cf6d89-c5e1-3aa6-a45d-1714423f81af
isbn 9780393041422
item_details ils:.b13173273|.i15333486|Aurora Hills Adult Nonfiction|511.5 WATTS|||1|false|false|||||Due Aug 29, 2017|May 13, 2015|aan||, ils:.b13173273|.i15333504|Central Adult Nonfiction|511.5 WATTS|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Aug 16, 2016|can||
itype_arlington Hardback
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 511.5 WATTS
local_callnumber_exact_arlington 511.5 WATTS
local_callnumber_left_arlington 511.5 WATTS
local_days_since_added_arlington 2397
num_holdings 2
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Aurora Hills, Central
physical 368 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
popularity 9
primary_isbn 9780393041422
publishDate 2003
publishDateSort 2003
publisher Norton,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details ils:.b13173273|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Norton,|c2003.|368 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13173273|.i15333486|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b13173273|.i15333504|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Graph theory, Network analysis (Planning), Social networks -- Mathematical models
target_audience Adult
target_audience_full Adult
title Six degrees : the science of a connected age
title_display Six degrees : the science of a connected age
title_full Six degrees : the science of a connected age / Duncan J. Watts
title_short Six degrees :
title_sort six degrees the science of a connected age
title_sub the science of a connected age