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Fall 2013 Semester
Apr 17, 2014
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CS 5750 - Social Computing
Offers a detailed look at popular social information systems. Studies models (both computational and sociological) of social information systems and the application of them both in theory and by analyzing real data from social network interactions. The recent popularity of online social media underlies a shift in the way people connect, communicate, and share content. When designing social computing systems, one must now understand and carefully consider the structure and use of the underlying social network. Considers questions such as: How does information spread through a social network? What mechanisms work best at encouraging collaboration? Prereq. CS 5600 or CS 5700; computer and information science students only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Computer Science Department

Course Attributes:
GSCS Computer & Info Science

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Coll of Computer & Info Sci

Prerequisites:
Graduate level CS 5600 Minimum Grade of C- or Graduate level CS 5700 Minimum Grade of C-

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