Weak Links: The Universal Key to the Stability of Networks and Complex Systems (The Frontiers Collection)

Weak Links: The Universal Key to the Stability of Networks and Complex Systems (The Frontiers Collection)

Peter Csermely


How can our societies be stabilized in a crisis?  Why do we take pleasure in and comprehend Shakespeare? Why are fruitflies uniform? How do omnivorous consuming behavior reduction our survival? What makes the Mona Lisa’s smile appealing? How do ladies retain our social constructions intact? – may there very likely be a unmarried resolution to all these questions? This ebook exhibits that the assertion: "weak hyperlinks stabilize complicated platforms" offers the key to understanding each of these intriguing puzzles, and plenty of extra along with. the writer, a recipient of a number of exclusive technology verbal exchange prizes, explains susceptible or low chance interactions, and makes use of them as connecting threads in an enormous number of networks from proteins to ecosystems. This certain e-book and the information it develops can have an important impression on diversified, possible unrelated fields of study.

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