NETWORK SCIENCE

Academic year 2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title NETWORK SCIENCE
Course code CM0479 (AF:230466 AR:111745)
Modality On campus classes
ECTS credits 6
Degree level Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code INF/01
Period 1st Semester
Course year 2
Where VENEZIA
Course objectives
The course aims at introducing the student to the principles, the algorithms and the main applications of network science.
Pre-requirements
The student is expected to be familiar with the basic concepts of calculus and algorithmics.
Contents
1. Graph theory and social networks
2. Game theory
3. Information networks and the world-wide-web
4. Network dynamics
Referral texts
A. Barabasi. Network Science. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

D. Easley and J. Kleinberg. Networks, Crowds, and Markets. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Type of exam
oral
Assessment methods
Oral examination and development of a simple project
Teaching methods
Powerpoint slides
Teaching language
English