Social networking and computing

Course Description

The course offers students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills in the interdisciplinary field of social networks and social computing. Social networks are not only the most popular service based on the Internet infrastructure, but also a true global phenomenon that greatly affects the modern way of life and doing business. Social computing is the field of computer science which deals with application of computers and computing methods for explanation and advancement of processes in today s society (with the focus on processes among people), such as communication, collaboration and competition. Students will acquire theoretical knowledge about the structure and processes in social networks, as well as practical knowledge and skills about application of social computing for achieving individual user or business goals.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme

Literature

Matthew O. Jackson (2010.), Social and Economic Networks, Princeton University Press
Jennifer Golbeck (2013.), Analyzing the Social Web, Newnes
Azab, Nahed Amin (2012.), Cases on Web 2.0 in Developing Countries: Studies on Implementation, Application, and Use, IGI Global

General

ID 175930
  Summer semester
6 ECTS
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning