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Overview page. Subjects: Probability and Statistics.

A graphical representation of a problem by means of nodes connected by arcs of varying length or capacity. The arcs are usually directed. Examples include finding the shortest path between...

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network

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 47 words.

1. A system of *nodes connected by *links. See also network analysis; network theory; network

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Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 35 words.

Broadly, an interconnected group of people or objects. See also broadcast network; cable network; communication network; computer

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Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 7 words.

the old boy network: see old.

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Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 21 words.

Broadly, an interconnected group of people or objects. See also cable network; computer networks; distribution; internet;

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Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Social Media

P ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 34 words.

Seeking to develop and strengthen personal or professional relationships within a *social network. See also academic networking;

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Networking

Gordon H. Boyce.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 2798 words.

For centuries, networks have been used by entrepreneurs from many countries to build maritime enterprises. A network is an informal

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Networks

Francesca Panzironi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions. 9320 words.

A network may refer to “a group of interdependent actors and the relationships among them,” or to a set of nodes linked by a web of interdependencies. The concept of networks has its...

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network

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 142 words.

A collection of computers connected by transmission media ranging from physical wiring to satellite links. The Internet is a network. However, it contains other networks known as ...

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Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 142 words.

A collection of computers connected by transmission media ranging from physical wiring to satellite links. The Internet is a network. However, it contains other networks known as ...

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Networks

Guido Caldarelli and Michele Catanzaro.

October 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Pure Mathematics. 136 pages.

Networks: A Very Short Introduction considers the basic elements of network theory and its applications using everyday examples from society, technology, nature, and history. It is...

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Networks

John Child, David Faulkner and Stephen B. Tallman.

in Cooperative Strategy

October 2005; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business Strategy. 8339 words.

As the terms ‘strategic alliance’ and ‘strategic network’ are usually interchangeably used, there indeed are some situations in which these do overlap. However, a distinction has to be made...

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Networking

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

For centuries, networks have been used by entrepreneurs from many countries to build maritime enterprises. A network is an informal alliance of decision makers (individuals or firms) who...

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Networks

Stefan Thurner, Rudolf Hanel and Peter Klimekl.

in Introduction to the Theory of Complex Systems

September 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Mathematical and Statistical Physics. 40580 words.

Understanding the interactions between the components of a system is key to understanding it. In complex systems, interactions are usually not uniform, not isotropic and not homogeneous:...

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Networks

C. M. Roland.

in Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubbery Materials

June 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Condensed Matter Physics. 14649 words.

The two approaches to analyzing the large strain behavior of rubbery networks are phenomenologically, using strain-energy functions drawn from continuum mechanics, and molecular models,...

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Networks

in ‘Merely for Money’?

May 2012; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. 15037 words.

This chapter examines the problematic nature of business networks in the British Atlantic during the period from 1750 to 1815. It provides case studies on the different definitions and the...

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network

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 192 words.

A system of interconnecting routes which allows movement from one centre to the others. Most networks are made up of

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Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 184 words.

A system of interconnecting routes which allows movement from one centre to the others. Most networks are made up of

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network

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 66 words.

(n. and v.) 1. The social connections of individuals to one another; the act of connecting. Networks for most people

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Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 108 words.

1. The social connections of individuals to one another; the act of connecting. A web of relationships between individuals. Networks

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Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 90 words.

In general terms, a travel network may mean the routes operated by an operator of a mode of transport. In

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