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  • The World Trade Center question falls into a category that mathematicians call "small-world" or "degrees of separation" problems.

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  • One brain structure worth replicating in silicon is its “small-world network” of neurons.

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  • One brain structure worth replicating in silicon is its “small-world network” of neurons.

    World Wide Mind

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  • It will have to have a small-world network built into its structure.

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  • It will have to have a small-world network built into its structure.

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  • Such “small-world networks”—the phrase is now a mathematical term—are ubiquitous in brains.

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  • Such “small-world networks”—the phrase is now a mathematical term—are ubiquitous in brains.

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  • Like an organic brain, it would have vast amounts of memory organized in small-world networks.

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  • Like an organic brain, it would have vast amounts of memory organized in small-world networks.

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  • Name of the organization concept in network theory behind the "six degrees of separation" between any two points. Social networks are small-worlds; the organization of the brain is a small-world. Even the English language is a small-world.

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    September 24, 2008