Lecture/Discussion—4 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): MAT 022A; MAT 022B; (STA 013 or STA 013Y or STA 120); Experience with computer software, or consent of instructor. Develops the mathematical theory underlying growth, structure and function of networks with applications to physical, social, biological and engineered systems. Topics include network growth, resilience, epidemiology, phase transitions, software and algorithms, routing and search control, cascading failures. (Same course as ECS 253.) (Letter.) Effective: 2018 Fall Quarter.