Networks, Crowds, and Markets
by David Easley, Jon Kleinberg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2010
Combines different scientific perspectives in its approach to understanding networks and behavior. Drawing on ideas from economics, sociology, computing and information science, and applied mathematics, it describes the emerging field of study that is growing at the interface of all these areas, addressing fundamental questions about how the social, economic, and technological worlds are connected.
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