Lecture 6 - Complex Networks Basics

For reviewing the topic Complex Networks please have a look at the motivational slides:


For the material covered in class download my Introduction to Networks Notes:

Introduction to Networks.pdf

This is a 134 page document that I used for my networks course in the US. Obviously you are not supposed to read the entire document! Have a look at everything from page 1 to page 26, so everything including section 1.6 in the document.

Interactive Network Examples

Here are the networks I showed in class. Click on the images to look at the examples. I advise to to play with the networks and study their structure “hands on”.

C. Elegans Neural Network

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Dolphin Social Network

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Human Disease Network

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E. Coli Metabolic Network

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Florida Foodweb

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Network Science Co-Authorship

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