Jan 23, 2020  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
    
College Catalog 2019-2020

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. This course counts as the capstone. Prerequisite(s): COMP 221  or permission of instructor. Typically offered odd-numbered fall semesters. (4 Credits)