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The large scale behavior of the internet obeys regular laws.

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» Friends and Neighbors on the Web
Lada A. Adamic and Eytan Adar
Studying the online reflections of real world social networks.

» Web Rings
Sebastian M. Maurer, Bernardo A. Huberman and Eytan Adar
What to do when web rings become too large.

» Free Riding on Gnutella
Eytan Adar and Bernardo A. Huberman
Why copyright violation is the least of Gnutella's problems.

» Zipf, Power-laws, and Pareto - a ranking tutorial
Lada A. Adamic
Power-law, Zipf, and Pareto are all terms used to describe the internet. But could they all mean the same thing?

» Competitive Dynamics of Web Sites
Sebastian M. Maurer and Bernardo A. Huberman
Competitive dynamics on the web unfold in surprising ways, leading to a sudden transition to winner-take-all markets.

» The Economics of Surfing
Eytan Adar and Bernardo A. Huberman
Information providers can exploit the differences in surfing behavior exhibited by web users.

» Scaling Behavior of the World Wide Web
Lada A. Adamic and Bernardo A. Huberman
Power-law distribution of the WWW, a comment in Science, 287 (2000), 2115 .

» Restart Strategies and Internet Congestion
Sebastian M. Maurer and Bernardo A. Huberman
What happens to congestion when many users use a clever restart strategy?

» Enhancing Privacy and Trust in Electronic Communities
Bernardo A. Huberman, Matt Franklin and Tad Hogg
How do you keep privacy while using reputations to select recommendations?

» The Small World Web
Lada A . Adamic
The World Wide Web is a small world indeed. Sites are highly clustered, but one need make only a few hops to get from one site to any other.

» The Nature of Markets in the World Wide Web
Lada A. Adamic and Bernardo A. Huberman
Markets in the World Wide Web display winner-take-all characteristics.

» Evolutionary Dynamics of the World Wide Web (1999)
Bernardo A. Huberman and Lada A. Adamic

» Surfing as a Real Option
Rajan M. Lukose and Bernardo A. Huberman
The theory of real economic options can be used to design agents that can surf for useful information in the WWW.

» Strong Regularities in World Wide Web Surfing
Bernardo A. Huberman, Peter L.T. Pirolli, James E. Pitkow, and Rajan M. Lukose
Surfing on the World Wide Web can be described by a universal law.

» Social Dilemmas and Internet Congestions (1997)
B. A. Huberman and R. M. Lukose
Internet usage as a social dilemma implies a law for congestion statistics.

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