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College Catalog 2015-2016 
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMP 440 - Collective Intelligence

This course introduces the theory and practice of data science applied to online communities such as Wikipedia, Facebook, and Twitter. Students will read and discuss recent academic research papers that analyze behavior on these websites and use computational simulation, machine learning, and data-mining techniques to analyze massive behavioral datasets in areas such as recommender systems, natural language processing, and tagging systems. Prerequisite(s): COMP 124  and COMP 221 , or permission of instructor. Offered odd-numbered fall semesters. (4 Credits)