From coral reefs to power grids, this math tool can predict whether a system will collapse
Forbes - 02/22/2016
So, could other equally complicated systems be boiled down to a single, measureable number? Research from Northeastern University suggests that they could. Prof. Albert-László Barabási and his colleagues Dr. Jianxi Gao and Dr. Baruch Barzel (from Bar-Ilan University) published the paper in the latest issue of Nature. In it, they focus on measuring resilience – a system’s ability to adjust when faced with various disturbances.