Network of Excellence in Internet Science Kick-off Meeting Brussels, 21-22 December 2011 Kavé Salamatian (UoS) FP7-ICT-201...
Multidisciplinary context Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting Human sciences: Sociology Antropology Psych...
Interactions with other JRAs <ul><ul><li>Largest JRA in man/months  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>68 man/months  </li></u...
WP Objectives <ul><ul><li>Bring together various communities involved with networks and Internet  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
WP Tasks <ul><ul><li>1- Discovering fundamental models for network graphs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fundamental metri...
1-Fundamental models for network graphs <ul><ul><li>To detect and understand laws that help in understanding web graphs, h...
2-Cooperation as the basis of networks <ul><ul><li>Networking science is the science that studies cooperation for the prod...
3- Scaling from local interactions to global networks <ul><ul><li>Understanding the underlying scientific laws explaining ...
4-Emergence of collective intelligence <ul><ul><li>Networks results in the emergence of global distributed intelligence.  ...
JRA1 Action List for the 1st Year <ul><ul><li>Roadmap for Internet Science, M12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contributio...
JRA Impacts <ul><ul><li>Develop a strong theoretical basis for Internet Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Describe it...
Issues to be discussed and decided <ul><ul><li>How to begin concretely the work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We need to ...
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The Network of Excellence in Internet Science aims to achieve a deeper multidisciplinary understanding of the Internet as a societal and technological artefact.
More information: http://internet-science.eu/
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Network of Excellence in Internet Science (JRA1, Towards a Theory of Internet Science, K. Salamatian, UNIV-SAVOIE)

  1. 1. Network of Excellence in Internet Science Kick-off Meeting Brussels, 21-22 December 2011 Kavé Salamatian (UoS) FP7-ICT-2011.1.6-288021 EINS JRA1: Towards a Theory of Internet Science  
  2. 2. Multidisciplinary context Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting Human sciences: Sociology Antropology Psychology Political Science Hard sciences Mathematics Physics Biology Economy : Microeconomy Macroeconomy Game Theory Statistics Engineering sciences Computer Science Communication Computer Networks Networking and Internet Science Information Theory
  3. 3. Interactions with other JRAs <ul><ul><li>Largest JRA in man/months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>68 man/months </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>21/39 partners involved </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong interactions with almost all JRAs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In particular JRA 2 and 3 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fundamental basis for IAI2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joint Courses and Graduate Programmes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organisation of Summer Schools </li></ul></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting
  4. 4. WP Objectives <ul><ul><li>Bring together various communities involved with networks and Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Observing similarities, differences and interactions among different types of &quot;network&quot;, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Discovering fundamental rules and principles applicable to a large class of networks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>regardless of particular technology, protocol, social background, economic situation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Derive the fundamentals of a Networking/Internet Science </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What differentiate networking from other domains </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting
  5. 5. WP Tasks <ul><ul><li>1- Discovering fundamental models for network graphs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fundamental metrics (and evolution) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>start from generic metrics and verify </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>start from specific networks and generalize </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How to measure complexity of a complex network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2-Understanding Cooperation as the basis of networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3-Studying scaling mechanisms that explain  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>how local interactions (micro-scopic) in network results in large scale networks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>how global interactions (macro-scopic) in network influence local interactions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>what about meso-scopic level ? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4-Emergence of collective intelligence </li></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting
  6. 6. 1-Fundamental models for network graphs <ul><ul><li>To detect and understand laws that help in understanding web graphs, human social networks and the Internet itself. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Large spectra of networks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social network, Internet, roads, flight paths, brain networks, biological networks </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How they are similar ? How they are different? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aim : Deriving a taxonomy of different graph structures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand the dynamic of network graphs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How they evolve ? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What is the impact of social, economic, human factors in the evolution </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aim : dynamic explicative model that explain how/why the networks topologies have grown to their observed structure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners: UoS,UCAM ,TUDelft, IIN, NKUA, CNR, LSE, KNAW,WARW, ALB </li></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting
  7. 7. 2-Cooperation as the basis of networks <ul><ul><li>Networking science is the science that studies cooperation for the production, distribution, integration, evaluation and exploitation of “information” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrating relevant aspects of economic theory into information and communication networks analysis integrating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>human choice and behaviors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>importance of connectivity structure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Special characteristics of information </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Infinitely reproducibility, nonscarceness, etc… </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing a conceptual platform </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For understanding interaction of game theory, information theory, economics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For informing policy development and evaluation, for regulation, social interactions, security, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners: UoS, UWARW, ETHZ </li></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting
  8. 8. 3- Scaling from local interactions to global networks <ul><ul><li>Understanding the underlying scientific laws explaining why human and biological systems optimise both overall performance/resilience of the system, and individual needs of its participants. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To engineer, govern and influence complex systems and networks (both human and technological). </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To develop a solid theoretical framework that will connect microscopic (local) interactions and emergent macroscopic network properties in complex systems. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To overcome the ‘fallacies of design’ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can we design or control the Internet or should we introduce mechanisms to increase the likelihood that autonomic interactions at the small scale would yield a functioning large-scale structure </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners: UoS, CERTH, EPFL, UCAM, TUDelft, IIN, UAM, ALB, NKUA,WARW </li></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting
  9. 9. 4-Emergence of collective intelligence <ul><ul><li>Networks results in the emergence of global distributed intelligence. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using this global intelligence to control the network itself </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To evaluate the environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Detect idiosyncratic or systemic, endogenous or exogenous, epidemic or endemic shocks </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergence and functioning of human communities based on knowledge sharing and communication; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the world wide web and web-science are simply specific cases of this larger perspective. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploit CI in the design of a massive-scale future Internet and, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>how availability of a massive amount of content anywhere and anytime could impact on the cognitive processes of the humans. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners: UoS, UCAM, TUM, TUDelft, IIN, UAM, ALB, NKUA, CNR, CERTH, WARW </li></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting
  10. 10. JRA1 Action List for the 1st Year <ul><ul><li>Roadmap for Internet Science, M12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contribution to the Roadmap of the Internet Science for FP8 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Scale information network roadmap, M12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop on Social Network, from sociology to technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Will be organised around WWW 2012 in Lyon </li></ul></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting
  11. 11. JRA Impacts <ul><ul><li>Develop a strong theoretical basis for Internet Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Describe its fundamental dimensions/foundations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide a multidisciplinary platform for understanding networks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong interaction with other JRAs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can lead eventually to a full new science </li></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting
  12. 12. Issues to be discussed and decided <ul><ul><li>How to begin concretely the work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We need to do cross seminars to cross fertilize </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emergence of a joint jargon  </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Where ? When ? Which format ? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop, informal meeting, Visioconferences </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Itunes U format ? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Which topic first ? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Large scale networks ? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Network economics ? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Complex systems ? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Brussels, December 21-22, 2011 EINS Kick-off Meeting

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