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Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

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CSCI 4110 - Computational Social Processes

Introduction to the computational and algorithmic aspects of social processes. Topics covered will be selected to illustrate the diverse challenges in algorithmic social process analysis: social networks and their dynamics; information flow; hidden networks. Algorithms involving social and selfish agents, social choice theory, voting, and auctions. Ranking actors in networks, recommendation systems, peer-review, and aggregation of rankings/reviews. Students cannot receive credit for both CSCI 4110 and CSCI 6110.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CSCI 2300 and an advanced 4000-level algorithms-based CSCI or MATH course.

When Offered: Fall term even-numbered years, upon availability of instructor.

Cross Listed: CSCI 6110.

Credit Hours: 4

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