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Re: Cascading Failures Could Crash the Global Internet

  • From: sgorman1
  • Date: Thu Feb 06 16:05:22 2003

The paper is avaibable on the Los Alamos site free of charge:

http://xxx.lanl.gov/PS_cache/cond-mat/pdf/0301/0301086.pdf



----- Original Message -----
From: Sean Donelan <sean@donelan.com>
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2003 12:43 pm
Subject: Cascading Failures Could Crash the Global Internet

> 
> 
> Sigh, there are differences between tightly coupled networks, such as
> the electric power grid and loosely couple networks like the 
Internet.
> But there are also some similarities, such as electric grids use DC
> interconnections to limit how far AC disturbances propagate; the
> Internet uses AS interconnections to limit IGP disturbances from
> propagating.
> 
> http://sci.newsfactor.com/perl/story/20686.html
> 
> The actual article requires payment to read
> http://ojps.aip.org/getabs/servlet/GetabsServlet?
prog=normal&id=PLEEE8000066000006065102000001&idtype=cvips&gifs=Yes
> 
> 
> 





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