MAS.581 Networks, Complexity, and Their Applications


Class Info

Covers the basics of networks science and information theory. Explains the evolution of systems as the process by which systems accumulate knowledge and information while battling the eternal need for both knowledge and information to always be physically embodied. Students form small groups to conduct a hands-on project. Additionally, students present on readings that address literature in network science, social capital theory, social networks, and economic development. Limited to 25.

This class has no prerequisites.

MAS.581 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by C. Hidalgo.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Thursdays in E14-633.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Networks, Complexity and Its Applications site.

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