Links to most readings can be found on the class bibliography.
Thursday 7 September 2006: Introduction to the course. Random graph exercise.
Monday 11 September 2006: Read "Models of the Small World", by Mark Newman. Skip section 4. Which mechanism, that of Fig 1(c) or Fig 3, do you think is responsible for most small-world phenomena? In class we'll discuss this paper, and I'll go over cluster coefficients.
Thursday 14 September 2006: Introduction to the course. Random graph exercise. First Homework Due.