Provable Security of Networks
by Angsheng Li, Yicheng Pan, Wei Zhang
Publisher: arXiv 2013
Number of pages: 81
We propose a definition of security and a definition of robustness of networks against the cascading failure models of deliberate attacks and random errors respectively, and investigate the principles of the security and robustness of networks.
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