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COMP 4206 [0.5 credit] Evolving Information Networks

Convergence of social and technological networks. Interplay between information content, entities creating it and technologies supporting it. Structure and analysis of such networks, models abstracting their properties, techniques link analysis, search, mechanism design, power laws, cascading, clustering and connections with work in social sciences.
Prerequisite(s): COMP 1805, (COMP 2401 with a minimum grade of C-) and (COMP 2406 or SYSC 4504).
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as COMP 5310, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lecture three hours a week.