Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Oct 15, 2019  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 5854 - Networks and Markets

(crosslisted) ORIE 5138  
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: basic probability. Enrollment limited to: students at Cornell Tech. Offered at Cornell Tech in New York City.

R. Pass.

The course examines how the computing, economic and sociological worlds are connected and how these connections affects these worlds. Tools from computer science, game theory and mathematics are introduced and then used to analyze network structures present in everyday life. Topics covered include social networks, web search, auctions, markets, voting, and crypto-currencies (e.g. bitcoin).

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