A First Course in Network Theory

Ernesto Estrada, Philip A. Knight

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The study of network theory is a highly interdisciplinary field, which has emerged as a major topic of interest in various disciplines ranging from physics and mathematics, to biology and sociology. This book promotes the diverse nature of the study of complex networks by balancing the needs of students from very different backgrounds. It references the most commonly used concepts in network theory, provides examples of their applications in solving practical problems, and clear indications on how to analyse their results.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages272
ISBN (Print)978-0-19-872645-6
Publication statusPublished - 26 Mar 2015


  • network theory
  • complex networks
  • graph theory
  • matrix algebra

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