Extinction and Coexistence in the Internet Market as Complex Networks

  • Jiandong Zhao
  • Liping Fu
  • Rongfu Cheng
  • Jiong Ruan
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 5)


A model based on nonautonomous Lotka-Volterra system for web site growth is considered in this paper. Under the conditions that the parameters change with time and the competition conditions are dynamically evaluated, we show that the model exhibits some important characteristics, such as winning alliance and winner-take-all. It is shown that our results are improvement of those of Maurer and Huberman [Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control 27, 2195-2206(2003)], López and Sanjuán [Physica A 301, 512-534(2001)] and López et al. [Physica A 324, 754-758(2003)].


Competitive Internet market Complex networks Extinction Coexistence Lotka-Volterra system 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiandong Zhao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Liping Fu
    • 3
  • Rongfu Cheng
    • 4
  • Jiong Ruan
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Mathematics and InformationLudong University, YantaiShandongP.R. China
  2. 2.School of Mathematical SciencesFudan UniversityShanghaiP.R. China
  3. 3.LibraryLudong University, YantaiShandongP.R. China
  4. 4.College of MathematicsBeihua University, JilinJilinP.R. China

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