IE 411/511 Social Network Behavior Analysis

Social network analysis is an emerging field in modern science. En route to accumulating knowledge and gaining understanding about social network structure and behavior, researchers across multiple domains engage in theoretical and applied investigations. This course is intended to review key concepts and findings with network perspectives on communicating and organizing. It will rely on scholarship on the science of networks in communication, computer science, economics, engineering, organizational science, life sciences, physical sciences, political science, psychology, and sociology, with the purpose of taking an in-depth look at theories, methods, and tools to examine the structure and dynamics of networks.