IS 559 Network Analysis

Network Analysis has become a widely adopted method for studying the interactions between social agents, information and infrastructures. The strong demand for expertise in network analysis has been fueled by the widespread acknowledgement that everything is connected and the popularity of social networking services. This interdisciplinary course introduces students to fundamental theories, concepts, methods and applications of network analysis in a practical manner. Students learn and practice hands-on skills in collecting, analyzing and visualizing network data.

Learning objectives

  • Understand fundamental concepts and theories from the fields of social network analysis and network science.

  • Apply this knowledge to solve real-world, network-centric problems.

  • Use basic and advanced analysis methods and tools to visualize and analyze network data.

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Spring 2019

    • IS559A
      Tue, 1:00 pm - 3:50 pm
      Room 12A
      Jana Diesner
      16 weeks

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).