Tolerance of intentional attacks in complex communication networks

Abstract

Motivated by recent developments in the theory of complex networks, we examine the tolerance of communication networks for intentional attacks that aim to crash the network by taking down network hubs. In addition to providing a brief survey of key existing results, we investigate two different effects that largely have been ignored in past studies. Many… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/MCOM.2008.4427244