Havlin, Shlomo; Braunstein, Lidia A.; Buldyrev, Sergey V.; … - In: Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 346 (2005) 1, pp. 82-92

We review the analysis of the length of the optimal path ℓopt in random networks with disorder (i.e., random weights on the links). In the case of strong disorder, in which the maximal weight along the path dominates the sum, we find that ℓopt increases dramatically compared to the known...