Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning about a Highly Connected World (David Easley, et al)

 
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Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning about a Highly Connected World (David Easley, et al)

The intricate interconnectedness of contemporary life has piqued the public's interest in recent years. This interconnectedness manifests in a variety of ways, including the Internet's explosive expansion, the ease with which people may communicate across borders, and the startling speed and ferocity with which illnesses and financial crises spread.

They are founded on the ties that bind us and the manner in which our choices can have unnoticeable effects on others. These phenomena involve networks, incentives, and the collective behavior of groups of people.

In order to comprehend networks and behavior, this basic undergraduate textbook uses an interdisciplinary approach from the fields of economics, sociology, computing and information science, and applied mathematics. It defines the new area of research that is developing at the nexus of these fields, answering fundamental queries regarding the relationships between the social, economic, and technological spheres.

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About the Authors
  • At Cornell University, David Easley holds the Henry Scarborough Chair in Social Science and is a Professor of Economics. Prior to this, he attended Churchill College in Cambridge as an overseas fellow. He conducts research in the areas of decision theory, finance, and economics. He concentrates on learning, wealth dynamics, and market natural selection when it comes to economics.
  • At Cornell University's Department of Computer Science, Jon Kleinberg has the title of Tisch University Professor. He belongs to both the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering.
Published
Published Date / Year
(2010); eBook (Pre-publication Draft, Cornell University)
Hardcover
744 pages
eBook Format
PDF (833 pages, 18.5 MB)
Language
English
ISBN-10
0521195330
ISBN-13
978-052119533

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