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What is network science?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 April 2013

ULRIK BRANDES
Affiliation:
Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Konstanz, Germany (e-mail: ulrik.brandes@uni-konstanz.de)
GARRY ROBINS
Affiliation:
Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia (e-mail: garrylr@unimelb.edu.au)
ANN McCRANIE
Affiliation:
Department of Sociology, Indiana University Bloomington, USA (e-mail: amccrani@indiana.edu)
STANLEY WASSERMAN
Affiliation:
Departments of Psychological and Brain Science and Statistics, Indiana University Bloomington, USA (e-mail: stanwass@indiana.edu)
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Abstract

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This is the beginning of Network Science. The journal has been created because network science is exploding. As is typical for a field in formation, the discussions about its scope, contents, and foundations are intense. On these first few pages of the first issue of our new journal, we would like to share our own vision of the emerging science of networks.

Type
Editorial
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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2013