Hide and seek on complex networks

  title={Hide and seek on complex networks},
  author={Kim Sneppen and Ala Trusina and Martin Rosvall and Nordita and Copenhagen and K Denmark and Department of Theoretical Physics and Umea University and Sweden},
Signaling pathways and networks determine the ability to co mmunicate in systems ranging from living cells to human society. We investigate how the network structure c onstrains communication in social-, man-made and biological networks. We find that human networks of governan ce and collaboration are predictable on teat-a-teat level, reflecting well defined pathways, but globally ine fficient. In contrast, the Internet tends to have better overall communication abilities, more alternative… CONTINUE READING