Handbook of Optimization in Complex Networks

Communication and Social Networks

  • My T. Thai
  • Panos M. Pardalos

Part of the Springer Optimization and Its Applications book series (SOIA, volume 58)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Vulnerability and Robustness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Alexander Gutfraind
      Pages 37-59
    3. G. Korniss, R. Huang, S. Sreenivasan, B. K. Szymanski
      Pages 61-96
    4. Ali Tizghadam, Alireza Bigdeli, Alberto Leon-Garcia, Hassan Naser
      Pages 97-142
    5. Jeffrey Pattillo, Nataly Youssef, Sergiy Butenko
      Pages 143-162
  3. Complex Communication Networks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Yu Jin, Esam Sharafuddin, Zhi-Li Zhang
      Pages 165-195
    3. Soumendra Nanda, David Kotz
      Pages 197-218
    4. M. L. Wang, K. H. Yeung, F. Yan
      Pages 241-261
    5. LiYing Cui, Soundar Kumara, Réka Albert
      Pages 263-303
  4. Online Social Networks and Security

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
    2. Nam P. Nguyen, Ying Xuan, My T. Thai
      Pages 307-347
    3. Nishanth Sastry, Pan Hui
      Pages 349-385
    4. Abderrahmen Mtibaa, Martin May, Mostafa Ammar
      Pages 387-425
    5. Yang Zhang, Wei Gao, Guohong Cao, Tom La Porta, Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Arun Iyengar
      Pages 457-481
    6. Zhichao Zhu, Guohong Cao, Sencun Zhu, Supranamaya Ranjan, Antonio Nucci
      Pages 505-533
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 535-541

About this book


This second volume of the "Handbook Optimization in Complex Networks" presents the most recent research and developments in the application of optimization techniques to the study of complex communication and social networks. This book present several optimization models and their application to a variety of network settings including: online social networks, wireless communication networks, as well as models that describe virus and social media propagation. This book can serve as a useful resource to any student or researcher interested in the application of optimization techniques to communication and or social networks.

Editors and affiliations

  • My T. Thai
    • 1
  • Panos M. Pardalos
    • 2
  1. 1.Science and Engineering, Department of Computer and InformationUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Dept. Industrial & Systems, EngineeringUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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