The Structure of the Web

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Science  30 Nov 2001:
Vol. 294, Issue 5548, pp. 1849-1850
DOI: 10.1126/science.1067014

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The Web's structure has been studied at a global level, considering the network as a whole, and at a local level, studying focused neighborhoods and "community" structures. This analysis has revealed an intricate structure that suggests improved methods for organizing and accessing information and offers the opportunity to chart interests and relationships within society at an unprecedented level of detail.