critical node

critical node

An element, position, or command and control entity whose disruption or destruction immediately degrades the ability of a force to command, control, or effectively conduct combat operations. Also called target critical damage point.
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Area 2071 will also serve as a critical node to over 10 other ecosystem nodes - ranging from the talent magnet of Silicon Valley to the digital innovation of Estonia, and the manufacturing innovation of Shenzhen.
Speaking on the importance of the Mice sector for Dubai's economy, he said: "Today, we continue to leverage our unique geographic positioning and the strength of the entire portfolio of DWTC businesses to collectively raise Dubai's profile as a critical node on the new global silk road, by building the profile of the DWTC events programme, increasing the variety and number of events, improving the venue occupancy and accelerating regional and international visitations.
After that it's just check whether failed node is critical node or not.
Shaddadi was "a critical node for IS training and logistics, as well as for its oil enterprise," US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter told reporters.
After the supply Node 1 fails, Nodes 2-17 are bound to fail in the absence of other supplies, so the supply node is the most critical node.
So the critical node voltage amplitude distribution of load nodes at this time may give evidences on the approximate evaluation of transfer capability on each node.
The remaining 11 papers present new research on critical node detection, diversity graphs, the complexity of feature selection, subjective and objective pharmacovigilance association measures, EEG recordings of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy, and projected clustering.
At the present time, humans are employed as a critical node in the analysis.
The targeted individual is believed to be a critical node in the funding, logistics and other support aspects of the Karkh cell of Special Groups.
For some city pairs, disruptions in nearly a dozen specific nodes would not make much difference in Internet reliability, but a disruption in a single critical node would cause major problems--and such critical nodes may be different for any particular pair of cities.
Integrating our advanced technology onto the platform is critical to ensure the B-2 is not only equipped to deal effectively with a variety of future threats but also has the capability to act as a critical node on the network as the battle space continues to evolve.
Air Force and America's air and space power hinges, I believe, on one critical node and that's our people.

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