May 17, 2022

New Research: At Most 19 Clicks Connect Any Two Webpages

From TechNewsDaily:

The Royal Society, a scientific organization established in 1660, this week published a paper that has found a similar model works for the Web as well as it does for people. Despite the billions of pages on the Web , you can get from one page to any other in about 19 clicks, according to Albert-László Barabási, a networking theorist in the U.K. and member of the Society.

Read the Full Text Research Article: “Network Science (via Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A)

Note: The article appears in a discussion meeting issue of Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A titled, “Web science: a new frontier”.

You’ll find articles by Jon Kleinberg, Jonathan Zittrain, Tim Berner-Lee, and others.

All of the articles are free online.

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