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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Sep 17, 2021
 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog
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INFSCI 1440 - SOCIAL COMPUTING


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course focuses on how social groups form and evolve, how members of these groups interact with each other, and how these groups are supported and augmented with computer systems. The course is interdisciplinary, drawing from the fields of computer science, psychology, and sociology. It covers key theories and technologies of social computing in terms of (1) computer systems supporting social behavior and (2) socially intelligent computing carried out by groups. Students will have a chance to explore social computing systems, get experience with social data analyses and focus on design, and evaluation of a social software as their final project for the course.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Requirements: PREQ: (INFSCI 0410 or INFSCI 1044) and (INFSCI 0510 or INFSCI 0419 or INFSCI 0019) and (INFSCI 0610 or INFSCI 1070); Min C grade or Transfer.


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