|I want to first move
quickly through slides visualizing several different response functions and
then return to each. The functions I will focus on today all have a strong
connection to Ground Zero, although the activities associated with some
functions include responsibilities beyond the World Trade Center site. The contrast in network size and shape
points to the different characteristics of various networks. Networks themselves form different shapes
and vary to the extent to which they span the network.
functions such as emergency coordination and logistics. Each of these
functional networks spans a large portion of the entire network. In emergency
coordination, we see a strong concentration of organizations near the center,
but notice the extent to which organizations are connected farther out. The
same is true of logistics.