85008 - BIG DATA FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

Scheda insegnamento

Anno Accademico 2017/2018

Conoscenze e abilità da conseguire

By the end of the course, studemts will be alble to: 1) Understand the foundations of big data, including it’s foundations in computing technology and statistics. 2) Understand the social implications of increased knowledge, surveillance, and behavioral prediction made possible by big data, and the ethical tradeoffs faced. 3) Demonstrate the ability to formulate specific study questions concerning cybersth use of big datay. 4) Understand accepted tools and practices concerning the use of the internet for social purposes. 5) Demonstrate the ability to communicate complex concepts to multidisciplinary teams including students from computing and international affairs backgrounds. 6) Be familiar with text mining techniques.

Programma/Contenuti

il corso è svolto in lingua inglese, per il syllabus e modalità di esame vedere la pagina in versione inglese.

Orario di ricevimento

Consulta il sito web di Marco Albertini

Consulta il sito web di Giampiero Giacomello