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Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 303187, 7 pages
Simulation Research of Space-Time Evolution of Emergency Logistics Network Reliability Based on Complex Network Theory
1School of Public Administration, Hohai University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210098, China
2Water Transportation Planning & Logistics Engineering Institution, College of Harbor, Coastal and Offshore Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210098, China
Received 21 April 2013; Revised 23 July 2013; Accepted 8 August 2013
Academic Editor: Zhigang Jiang
Copyright © 2013 Li Huang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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