Albert-László Barabási

Physicist, Author

1967 –

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Who is Albert-László Barabási?

Albert-László Barabási is a Hungarian-American physicist born in Transylvania, Romania, best known for his work in the research of network theory.

He is the former Emil T. Hofmann professor at the University of Notre Dame and current Distinguished Professor and Director of Northeastern University's Center for Complex Network Research and an associate member of the Center of Cancer Systems Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard University.

He introduced in 1999 the concept of scale-free networks and proposed the Barabási–Albert model to explain their widespread emergence in natural, technological and social systems, from the cellular telephone to the World Wide Web or online communities.

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Born
Mar 30, 1967
Cârța, Harghita
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Boston University
  • University of Bucharest
  • Eötvös Loránd University
Employment
  • University of Notre Dame
Lived in
  • Harghita County

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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