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Technological networks: A discussion of engineered networks like the Internet and the power grid and how we determine their structure

M. E. J. Newman

in Networks: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199206650
eISBN:
9780191594175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206650.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter looks at technological networks, the physical infrastructure networks that have grown up over the last century or so and form the backbone of modern technological societies. These ... More


Weighted networks

Sergey N. Dorogovtsev

in Lectures on Complex Networks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199548927
eISBN:
9780191720574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548927.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter considers networks in which links differ from each other. The links are made individual by ascribing a positive number (a weight) to each of them. The chapter explains how these weighted ... More


Regional Transportation Development Strategy for the Pan-Pearl River Delta

Xiaohong Chen, Tanfeng Li, and Ye Li

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyses the objectives and methodology of the Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD) regional transportation strategy. It also recommends four strategic measures in regional transportation ... More


Enhancing Resource Sustainability by Transforming Urban and Suburban Transportation

Mark A. Delucchi

in Linkages of Sustainability

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013581
eISBN:
9780262258845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013581.003.0024
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter presents a proposal for a new urban and suburban landscape for a more sustainable transportation system. The proposed plan is a dual-mode transportation network: two universally ... More


The Wealth and Poverty of Regions: Why Cities Matter

Mario Polese

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226673158
eISBN:
9780226673172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673172.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As the world becomes more interconnected through travel and electronic communication, many believe that physical places will become less important. But as this book argues geography will matter more ... More


Multipolar Trade and Rural–Urban Violence in Maoist India

Topher L. McDougal

in The Political Economy of Rural-Urban Conflict: Predation, Production, and Peripheries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198792598
eISBN:
9780191834585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792598.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Does the shape or strength of the trade networks that link rural and urban areas affect the employment of violence? This chapter attempts to answer this question employing a statistical model based ... More


The United States: Emulating and Surpassing Britain

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

in Racing to the Top: How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190699680
eISBN:
9780190909574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699680.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

In this chapter, we focus on the rise of the United States as a two-stage process. In the first stage the United States acquired dominance in mass-production industries that were contingent on not ... More


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