Networks provide a unifying framework for conceptualizing and studying problems and applications. They range from transportation and telecommunication networks to economic, social and financial networks. This series is designed to publish original manuscripts and edited volumes that push the development of theory and applications of networks to new dimensions. It is interdisciplinary and international in its coverage, and aims to connect existing areas, unveil new applications and extend existing conceptual frameworks as well as methodologies. An outstanding editorial advisory board made up of scholars from many fields and many countries assures the high quality originality of all of the volumes in the series.