Nov 30, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023

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. Alternate years. (4 Credits)