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Network, networking and networked may refer to:


Science and technology

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Network theory Network theory is the study of graphs Graph may refer to: Mathematics *Graph (discrete mathematics) In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas ...
, the study of graphs as a representation of relations between discrete objects *
Network science Network science is an academic field which studies complex networks such as telecommunication networks, computer networks, biological networks, cognitive and semantic networks, and social networks, considering distinct elements or actors repr ...
, an academic field that studies complex networks


Mathematics

* Networks, a graph with attributes studied in
network theory Network theory is the study of graphs Graph may refer to: Mathematics *Graph (discrete mathematics) In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers (arithmetic and number theory), formulas ...
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Scale-free network A scale-free network is a complex network, network whose degree distribution follows a power law, at least asymptotically. That is, the fraction ''P''(''k'') of nodes in the network having ''k'' connections to other nodes goes for large values of ...
, a network whose degree distribution follows a power law **
Small-world network A small-world network is a type of Graph (discrete mathematics), mathematical graph in which most nodes are not neighbors of one another, but the neighbors of any given node are likely to be neighbors of each other and most nodes can be reached ...
, a mathematical graph in which most nodes are not neighbors, but have neighbors in common *
Flow network In graph theory In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers ( and ), formulas and related structures (), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (), and quantities and their changes ( and ). ...
, a directed graph where each edge has a capacity and each edge receives a flow


Biology

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Biological network A biological network is any network Network, networking and networked may refer to: Science and technology * Network theory Network theory is the study of Graph (discrete mathematics), graphs as a representation of either symmetric relatio ...
, any network that applies to biological systems *
Neural network A neural network is a network or circuit of neurons, or in a modern sense, an artificial neural network Artificial neural networks (ANNs), usually simply called neural networks (NNs), are computing systems vaguely inspired by the biolog ...

Neural network
, a network or circuit of neurons


Technology and communication

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Artificial neural network Artificial neural networks (ANNs), usually simply called neural networks (NNs), are computing systems vaguely inspired by the biological neural networks that constitute animal brains. An ANN is based on a collection of connected units or nod ...

Artificial neural network
, a computing system inspired by animal brains *
Broadcast network A terrestrial network (or broadcast network in the United States) is a group of radio station , Sweden , Norway Radio broadcasting is transmission of audio signal, audio (sound), sometimes with related metadata, by radio waves intended to reach ...
, radio stations, television stations, or other electronic media outlets that broadcast content from a centralized source **
News network News broadcasting is the medium of broadcasting of various news events and other information via television, radio, or internet in the field of broadcast journalism. The content is usually either video production, produced local programming, l ...
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Radio network There are two types of radio network currently in use around the world: the one-to-many (simplex communication Simplex communication is a communication channel Different types of physical transmission media supporting communication channels A ...

Radio network
, including both broadcast and two-way communications **
Television network A television network or broadcaster is a telecommunications network A telecommunications network is a group of nodes In general, a node is a localized swelling (a "knot") or a point of intersection (a Vertex (graph theory), vertex). Node may ...
, used to distribute television program content *
Electrical network An electrical network is an interconnection of electrical component An electronic component is any basic discrete device or physical entity in an electronic system Electronic may refer to: *Electronics, the science of how to control elect ...
, an interconnection of electrical components *
Social networking service A social networking service or SNS (sometimes called a social networking site) is an online platform which people use to build social networks or social relation In social science, a social relation or social interaction is any relationship ...
, an online platform that people use to build social networks *
Telecommunications network A telecommunications network is a group of nodes In general, a node is a localized swelling (a "knot") or a point of intersection (a Vertex (graph theory), vertex). Node may refer to: In mathematics *Vertex (graph theory), a vertex in a mathem ...
, allowing communication between separated nodes **
Computer network A computer network is a set of computer A computer is a machine that can be programmed to Execution (computing), carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. Modern computers can perform generic sets of operati ...
or data network, a digital telecommunications network ***
Wireless network A wireless network is a computer network A computer network is a set of s sharing resources located on or provided by . The computers use common s over to communicate with each other. These interconnections are made up of technologies, ...

Wireless network
, a computer network using wireless data connections *
Network (typeface) Network is a sans-serif typeface originally created by Monotype Imaging, Monotype for use on the transport network in the West Midlands (county), Birmingham/West Midlands metropolitan area in the United Kingdom. The typeface is based on VAG Round ...
, used on the transport network in the West Midlands, UK


Sociology and business

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Social network A social network is a social structure made up of a set of social actors (such as individuals or organizations), sets of Dyad (sociology), dyadic ties, and other Social relation, social interactions between actors. The social network perspectiv ...

Social network
, in social science research **
Scientific collaboration network Scientific collaboration network is a social network where nodes are scientists and links are co-authorships as the latter is one of the most well documented forms of scientific collaboration. It is an undirected, scale-free network where the deg ...
, a social network wherein nodes are scientists and links are co-authorships *
Social group In the social science Social science is the branch The branches and leaves of a tree. A branch ( or , ) or tree branch (sometimes referred to in botany Botany, also called , plant biology or phytology, is the science of pla ...
, a network of people *
Network of practice Network of practice (often abbreviated as NoP) is a concept originated by John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid. This concept, related to the work on community of practice, communities of practice by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger, refers to the overall se ...
, a social science concept *
Business networking Networking is a socioeconomic Socioeconomics (also known as social economics) is the social science that studies how economic activity affects and is shaped by social processes. In general it analyzes how modern society, societies social progress ...
, the sharing of information or services between people, businesses or groups *
Supply network A supply network is a pattern of Time, temporal and spatial processes carried out at facility nodes and over distribution links, which adds value for customers through the manufacturing and delivery of Product (business), products. It comprises th ...
, a pattern of temporal and spatial processes carried out at facility nodes and over distribution links *
Transport network A transport network, or transportation network is a network or graph in geographic space, describing an infrastructure that permits and constrains movement or flow. Examples include but are not limited to road networkA street network is a syst ...
, a network in geographic space


Arts, entertainment and media

* ''Network'' (1976 film), a 1976 American film * ''Network'' (2019 film), an Indian film * ''Network'' (album), a 2004 album by Saga *
Network (comics) N'astirh N'Garai N'Kantu, the Living Mummy Naga Nahrees Namor the Sub-Mariner Namora Namorita Native Nebula Network Sarah Vale Sarah Vale''New X-Men: Academy X Yearbook Special'' #1 (June 2005) is a fictional character, a tec ...
, a series of Marvel Comics characters * ''Network'' (play), a 2017 play based on the 1976 film * ''Network'' (TV series), a Canadian variety television series * ''Network'' (video game), a 1980 business simulation game for the Apple II * Network, aka Taryn Haldane, a fictional character and member of the ''
Sovereign Seven ''Sovereign Seven'' is a creator-owned United States, American comic book ongoing series, series, created by Chris Claremont and Dwayne Turner, and published by DC Comics. Publication history Launched in April 1995, ''Sovereign Seven'' was crea ...
'' comic book series * ''Network'', the members' newsletter of the
British Sociological Association The British Sociological Association (BSA) is a scholarly and professional society for sociologists in the United Kingdom, and was founded in 1951. It publishes the academic journals ''Sociology (journal), Sociology'', ''Work, Employment & Society ...
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The Network The Network are an American six-piece New wave music, new wave band. they released their debut album ''Money Money 2020'' on Adeline Records on September 30, 2003. After a 15-year hiatus, the band became active again in 2020, releasing a follo ...
, an American new wave band * "The Network", a 1987 ''Matlock'' episode * The Network, a fictional organization in the comic strip ''
Modesty Blaise ''Modesty Blaise'' is a British comic strip featuring a fictional character of the same name, created by author Peter O'Donnell and illustrator Jim Holdaway in 1963. The strip follows Modesty Blaise, an exceptional young woman with many talents ...

Modesty Blaise
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Organizations

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NETWORK (Slovak party) Network (stylized NETWORK) is a national Catholic social justice lobby headquartered in Washington, D.C. The organization focuses its lobbying efforts in the areas of economic justice, immigration reform, healthcare, peace making and ecology. Sist ...
, a political party in Slovakia * Network (lobby group), an American social justice group *
The Network (political party) ''The'' () is a grammatical Article (grammar), article in English language, English, denoting persons or things already mentioned, under discussion, implied or otherwise presumed familiar to listeners, readers, or speakers. It is the definite a ...
, an Italian political party (1991–1999) *
The Network (professional wrestling) The Network was a professional wrestling stable A stable is a building in which livestock Livestock are the domesticated Domestication is a sustained multi-generational relationship in which one group of organisms assumes a signific ...
, a professional wrestling stable *
The Network 2018 The Network 2018 ( it, La Rete 2018) was a centre-left politics, centre-left list of political parties in Italy, political party in Italy led by Leoluca Orlando, former leading member of Christian Democracy (Italy), Christian Democracy in Sicily, f ...
, an Italian political party (2011–present) *
Network (Russia) “Network” («Сеть») was allegedly an anti-government anarchist organization active in Russia in 2015–2017. Its members were arrested in 2017 and sentenced on February 10, 2020 by the Russian military court in Penza to prison terms fro ...
, allegedly an anti-government anarchist organization active in Russia in 2015–2017


See also

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Circuit theory Circuit may refer to: Science and technology Electrical engineering * Electrical circuit An electrical network is an interconnection of electrical component An electronic component is any basic discrete device or physical entity in ...
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Electronic circuit An electronic circuit is composed of individual electronic component An electronic component is any basic discrete device or physical entity in an electronic system Electronic may refer to: *Electronics, the science of how to control electr ...

Electronic circuit
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Graph theory In mathematics Mathematics (from Greek: ) includes the study of such topics as numbers ( and ), formulas and related structures (), shapes and spaces in which they are contained (), and quantities and their changes ( and ). There is no gen ...
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Hydraulic circuit Hydraulic machines use liquid A liquid is a nearly incompressible In fluid mechanics Fluid mechanics is the branch of physics concerned with the mechanics Mechanics (Ancient Greek, Greek: ) is the area of physics concerned ...
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List of university networks This is a list of university networks, showing formalized cooperations among institutions of tertiary education. Global Networks *Matariki Network of Universities *McDonnell International Scholars Academy * Universitas 21 * World Universities Con ...
* Nettwerk, Nettwerk Music Group, a record label * Netzwerk (disambiguation) * Pneumatic circuit * Social capital, factors of effectively functioning social groups * ''Networked: The New Social Operating System'', a 2012 book {{Disambiguation