CSCC46H3 Social and Information Networks

How networks underlie the social, technological, and natural worlds, with an emphasis on developing intuitions for broadly applicable concepts in network analysis. Topics include: introductions to graph theory, network concepts, and game theory; social networks; information networks; the aggregate behaviour of markets and crowds; network dynamics; information diffusion; popular concepts such as "six degrees of separation", the "friendship paradox", and the "wisdom of crowds".

Prerequisite: 

CSCB63H3 and STAB52H3 and [ MATA22H3 or MATA23H3] and [a CGPA of 3.0 or enrolment in a CSC Subject POSt]

Breadth Requirements: 
Quantitative Reasoning