The extreme vulnerability of interdependent spatially embedded networks

@article{Bashan2013TheEV,
  title={The extreme vulnerability of interdependent spatially embedded networks},
  author={Amir Bashan and Y. Berezin and S. Buldyrev and S. Havlin},
  journal={Nature Physics},
  year={2013},
  volume={9},
  pages={667-672}
}
  • Amir Bashan, Y. Berezin, +1 author S. Havlin
  • Published 2013
  • Physics
  • Nature Physics
  • Networks of networks are vulnerable: a failure in one sub-network can bring the rest crashing down. Previous simulations have suggested that randomly positioned networks might offer some limited robustness under certain circumstances. Analysis now shows, however, that real-world interdependent networks, where nodes are positioned according to geographical constraints, might not be so resilient. 
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