Oct 30, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 4250 - Frontiers of Network Science


This course will offer an introduction to network science and a review of current research in this area. Classes will interchangeably present chapters from the textbook and related current research. The emphasis will be on the mathematical background of network science: graphs and networks; random networks and various types of scale-free networks; network properties such as assortativity, mobility, robustness, social networks, and communities; and dynamics of spreading in networks.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CSCI 2300; a 4000-level algorithms-based CSCI course (e.g., 4020, 4260, 4800) or MATH course (e.g., 4100, 4150, 4210, 4800); familiarity with probability, linear algebra, and calculus; or permission of the instructor.

When Offered: Fall term odd-numbered years.



Cross Listed: CSCI 6250. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4250 and CSCI 6250.

Credit Hours: 4



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