## Why the whole world has seen Gangnam style

Have you ever wondered what makes a video go viral? Or how it is possible that they can spread so…

## Finding the shortest route to your holiday destination: Dijkstra's algorithm

Twenty years ago, driving to your holiday destination was a tedious task. You had to plot a route in a…

## Degrees in graphs III: Which degrees sequences are possible?

In previous article, we discussed what the degree sequence of a network or graph is. Recall that a graphical sequence…

## Network analysis of tax treaties

Large international companies often do not send their profits directly from one country to another. Instead, they send it via…

## Layered networks III: The math behind manufacturing plants design

In two previous articles (part 1 and part 2), we have discussed the design of manufacturing plants. In particular, in…

## Degrees in graphs II: Degree sequences

We have now seen two very simple properties that the number of friends that people in friendship networks should satisfy.…

## Statistical physics

Interacting particle systems Statistical physics aims at describing collective behaviour in systems consisting of a very large number of interacting…

## Stochastic models for random-access networks

Wireless communication networks play a crucial role in connecting laptops, smartphones,