COMM 290 920
This introductory course is designed to bring you the necessary knowledge and techniques to understand, analyze, interpret, and visualize networks. Lectures will cover major theories and models in the field of network analysis, while in-class labs will teach you how to use software to analyze real-world network data. No previous coding or statistics knowledge is required.The course will teach you how to collect and manage network data, and how to analyze that data using measures of centrality, popularity, clustering, etc. The goal of this course is to provide you with basic knowledge of network methods and theories, and allow you to familiarize with network analysis software. By the end of the course, you should be able to apply network thinking to everyday social phenomena.
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