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Network Hub Structure and Resilience

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This article draws together specific results and facts relevant to a variety of networks (cyber and air) in the context of hubs and with a particular focus on their vulnerability and resilience. The paper highlights the features of networks that are exploitable to either detect or deter intrusions. This paper examines the vulnerability of hub interconnection points. The research points to parts of a network that require strengthened defenses to prevent loss or damage on a broader scale. A key aspect of the review is its emphasis on spatial organization. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015

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  • Morton O’Kelly, 2015. "Network Hub Structure and Resilience," Networks and Spatial Economics, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 235-251, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:netspa:v:15:y:2015:i:2:p:235-251
    DOI: 10.1007/s11067-014-9267-1
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    Hub networks; Resilience; Vulnerability;

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