MAS.961 Networks, Complexity and Its Applications (MIT)

MIT OpenCourseWare: New Courses in Media Arts and Sciences 2013-03-28


Networks are a ubiquitous way to represent complex systems, including those in the social and economic sciences. The goal of the course is to equip students with conceptual tools that can help them understand complex systems that emerge in both nature and social systems. This is a course intended for a general audience and will discuss applications of networks and complexity to diverse systems, including epidemic spreading, social networks and the evolution of economic development. Email this Article Add to Facebook Add to Twitter Add to digg Add to Google


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Hidalgo, Cesar

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Date tagged:

03/28/2013, 16:15

Date published:

12/22/2011, 06:53