Resilience of the U.S. National Airspace System Airport Network

  title={Resilience of the U.S. National Airspace System Airport Network},
  author={Kevin L. Clark and Udit Bhatia and Evan Kodra and Auroop Ratan Ganguly},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems},
Natural hazards, such as hurricanes and winter storms, computer glitches and technical flaws, and man-made terror or cyber-physical attacks, can lead to localized perturbations of the U.S. national airspace system airport network (NASAN), which can in turn percolate across the interconnected system. Here we develop and demonstrate an approach to quantitatively characterize the robustness of NASAN, defined as loss of critical functions owing to perturbations, and a quantitative framework to… 

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