14.15 Networks

Class Info

Highlights common principles that permeate the functioning of diverse technological, economic and social networks. Utilizes three sets of tools for analyzing networks--random graph models, optimization, and game theory--to study informational and learning cascades; economic and financial networks; social influence networks; formation of social groups; communication networks and the Internet; consensus and gossiping; spread and control of epidemics; control and use of energy networks; and biological networks.

This class has 6.041, and 14.30 as prerequisites.

14.15 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by M. Dahleh and Consult D. Acemoglu.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 32-155.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 14.15 was rated 4.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Networks site.

MIT 14.15 Networks Related Textbooks
MIT 14.15 Networks On The Web
networks web-like financial interacting interlinkages

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