8.592J | Spring 2011 | Graduate

Statistical Physics in Biology

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Introduction to Networks

  1. Elements of networks:
  2. Scale free networks:
    • Examples from the colloquium by A. L. Barabasi
      • The world wide web- description and results
      • Yeast protein network (Two hybrid assays, A. Wagner: Fig. 1, Fig.2)
      • Food web
      • Metabolic network
      • p53 network- description and results
    • The Barabasi-Albert (BA) model (Applet)
    • The degree distribution of the BA model

Lecture by Prof. Mirny on Biological Networks

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