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Master 2015/2016

Social Networks

Area of studies: Fundamental and Applied Linguistics
When: 2 year, 1, 2 module
Instructors: Leonid E Zhukov
Master’s programme: Computational Linguistics
Language: English
ECTS credits: 4

The course "Social Networks" introduces students to the new interdisciplinary field of research. Emerged in sociology, the theory of social networks in recent years, has attracted considerable interest of economists, mathematicians, physicists, experts in data analysis, computer engineers. Initially, researches focused on the study of social networks, i.e. sets of links connecting the social actors in accordance with their interaction. Nowadays, the study of actors’ relations includes economic, financial, transport, computer, language and many other networks. The course examines the methods of analyzing the structure of networks, model of their emergence and development, and the processes occurring in networks.