Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    Jul 01, 2022  
Courses of Study 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECON 2040 - Networks

(crosslisted) CS 2850 , INFO 2040 , SOC 2090  
(SBA-AS, SSC-AS)      
Fall. 4 credits. Student option grading.


This interdisciplinary course examines network structures and how they matter in everyday life. The course examines how each of the computing, economic, sociological and natural worlds are connected and how the structure of these connections affects each of these worlds. Tools of graph theory and game theory are taught and then used to analyze networks. Topics covered include the web, the small world phenomenon, markets, neural networks, contagion, search and the evolution of networks.

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