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Explained: Graphs

When most people hear the word "graph," an image springs to mind: a pair of perpendicular lines overlaid with a line, a curve, or bars of different heights.

Dec 17, 2012 3.8 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast

Why rumors spread fast in social networks

Information spreads fast in social networks. This could be observed during recent events. Now computer scientists from the German Saarland University provide the mathematical proof for this and come up with a surprising explanation.

May 21, 2012 4.3 / 5 (3) 0

How quickly things spread

Understanding the spread of infectious diseases in populations is the key to controlling them. If we were facing a flu pandemic, how could we measure where the greatest spreading risk comes from? This information ...

Feb 21, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0