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Luccio, Fabrizio, 1938-

Mathematical and algorithmic foundations of the Internet [electronic resource] / Fabrizio Luccio and Linda Pagli ; with Graham Steel. - Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2012. - xv, 205 p. : ill. - Chapman & Hall/CRC Press applied algorithms and data structures series . - Chapman & Hall/CRC applied algorithms and data structures series. .

"A Chapman & Hall book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. An unconventional introduction to the Internet -- 2. Exponential growth -- 3. Sequences and trees -- 4. The algorithm : the key concept -- 5. A world of randomness -- 6. Networks and graphs -- 7. Giant components, small worlds, fat tails, and the Internet -- 8. Parallel and distributed computation -- 9. Browsers and search engines -- 10. Epilogue.

"This book introduces the vast wealth of mathematical concepts and methods on which the Internet depends. It illustrates mathematical and algorithmic methods with examples from various fields to show the universality of the concepts presented. The authors provide complete discussions of sequences, exponential growth, algorithms and complexity, randomness, graphs and networks, search engines, parallel and distributed computation, and cryptography. They also address cutting-edge topics, such as game theory, and include a short encyclopedic dictionary of terms related to the Internet"--




Mode of access: World Wide Web.

9781439831397 (ebook : PDF)


Internet--Mathematical models.
World Wide Web--Mathematical models.


Electronic books.

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