Title: Network Complexity Pyramid with five levels

Authors: Jin-Qing Fang

Addresses: China Institute of Atomic Energy, Department of Nuclear Technology Application, Beijing 102413, China

Abstract: A network complexity pyramid with five levels is suggest and summarised. From the top level-5 to the bottom level-1 complexity and diversity are increasing but universality and simplicity are decreasing. They can be described in an unification form by four hybrid ratios.

Keywords: complex network pyramid; three milestones; unified hybrid network theory; complexity; universality; small-world effect; scale-free properties; stretched.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSCC.2009.026322

International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications, 2009 Vol.1 No.4, pp.453 - 477

Published online: 06 Jun 2009 *

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