Introduction: Optimization in networks

Adilson E. Motter*, Zoltan Toroczkai

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The recent surge in the network modeling of complex systems has set the stage for a new era in the study of fundamental and applied aspects of optimization in collective behavior. This Focus Issue presents an extended view of the state of the art in this field and includes articles from a large variety of domains in which optimization manifests itself, including physical, biological, social, and technological networked systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number026101
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Applied Mathematics


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