Accession Number:

AD1013319

Title:

Cascading Failures in Networks: Inference, Intervention and Robustness to WMDs

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Feb 2013,01 Feb 2015

Corporate Author:

University of Texas, Austin Austin United States

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Report Date:

2016-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

Modern networks are prone to cascading failures events where the initial destructioncompromising of a few nodes results in the successive and snowballing failure of a large portion of the network. WMD attacks are particularly likely to set off pernicious cascades, because they affect several interacting network power, communication, human simultaneously, and because the initially affected set of nodes itself is sizable. This proposal aims to significantly further our current limited and as-hoc understanding of cascading failures in networks.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE