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Destruction perfected

Pinpointing the nodes whose removal most effectively disrupts a network has become a lot easier with the development of an efficient algorithm. Potential applications might include cybersecurity and disease control. See Letter p.65

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Figure 1: Optimal network demolition.

István A. Kovács & Albert-László Barabási


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Kovács, I., Barabási, AL. Destruction perfected. Nature 524, 38–39 (2015).

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