Congestion is a fragile phenomenon.
It takes many people to cause it, but a surprisingly small number to get rid of it.
Societal networks are vital infrastructure systems — transportation, energy, healthcare, etc. — which underpin societies and contribute to their overall well being and prosperity.Learn more
The Stanford Center for Societal Networks explores the power and increasingly universal reach of low-cost sensing and networking technology to address pressing problems that arise in societal networks.Learn more
We apply principles, architectures and algorithms developed in the context of data and mobile networks and incentive mechanisms to make societal networks smarter, more scalable and more efficient.Learn more