Attack strategies on complex networks

Lazaros K. Gallos, Reuven Cohen, Fredrik Liljeros, Panos Argyrakis, Armin Bunde, Shlomo Havlin

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In this work, we estimate the resilience of scale-free networks on a number of different attack methods. We study a number of different cases, where we assume that a small amount of knowledge on the network structure is available, or can be approximately estimated. We also present a class of real-life networks that prove to be very resilient on intentional attacks, or equivalently much more difficult to immunize completely than most model scale-free networks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationComputational Science - ICCS 2006
Subtitle of host publication6th International Conference, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)3540343830, 9783540343837
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
EventICCS 2006: 6th International Conference on Computational Science - Reading, United Kingdom
Duration: May 28 2006May 31 2006

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume3993 LNCS - III
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


OtherICCS 2006: 6th International Conference on Computational Science
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)


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