Networking Tips for Social Scientists and Ecologists

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Science  31 Aug 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5535, pp. 1604-1605
DOI: 10.1126/science.1062026

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It may not seem at first glance that social scientists and ecologists have much in common. McMahon and colleagues, however, set the record straight in their Perspective. They discuss an unusual conference on applying network theory to biocomplexity, which makes it clear that social scientists and ecologists share a passion for unraveling the myriad connections in complex systems whether they be society balls or swamps.