O'Reilly logo

Complex Networks by Shlomo Havlin, Reuven Cohen

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

12   Introducing weights: bandwidth allocation and multimedia broadcasting

12.1 Introduction

line

In this chapter we present studies of the optimal distance in networks, image, defined as the length of the path minimizing the total weight, in the presence of disorder [BBC+03]. Disorder is introduced by assigning random weights to the links or nodes. These weights may represent properties of the links and the transport in them. These properties may include the bandwidth of links in communication networks, delays in the transport of data or material, or the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required