Over 4000 free audio and video lectures, seminars and teaching resources from Oxford University.
Skip to Content Skip to Navigation

Thank you for visiting! Please consider filling out our questionnaire. This will help us improve our service providing free educational media recorded from the University of Oxford. Many thanks!

Click here to access the survey (3 minutes to complete).

'Relationships' part 3 - Networks: the science of connections

Loading Video...
Duration: 0:09:10 | Added: 29 Apr 2016
What is a network and how can you use mathematics to unravel the relationships between a variety of different things? How can this understanding then be applied to a range of different settings?

Professor Mason Porter studies how things are connected using mathematics. He builds up models of these connections to represent them as networks. But what are the basic components of a network? Mason describes how from social networks online, to transport and huge range of other applications, mathematics of networks can be used to solve a whole host of problems and do useful things.

Copy and paste this HTML snippet to embed the audio or video on your site: