Data Mining and Social Network Analysis


Mining the Social Web 2nd Ed
M. A. Russell
O'Reilley Publishing (2013)
ISBN: 1449367615
Mining of Massive Datasets
A. Rajaraman, J. D. Ullman
Cambridge University Press (2011)
ISBN: 9781107015357

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NetworkX Reference
Networks: An Introduction
M. E. J. Newman
Oxford Univserity Press (2010)
ISBN: 0199206651
Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning About a Highly Connected World
David Easley, Jon Kleinberg
Cambridge University Press (2010)
ISBN: 0521195330
Social and Economic Networks
M. O. Jackson
Princeton University Press (2010)
ISBN: 0691148201
Dynamical Processes on Complex Networks
A. Barrat, M. Barthélemy, A. Vespignani
Cambridge University Press (2008)
ISBN: 0521879507




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Lecture Slides:

Lecture I - Online Social Data Extraction 
Jul 10, 2014
Lecture II - Online Social Data Extraction 
Jul 15, 2014
Lecture III - Mathematical Methods for Complex Systems 
Jul 17, 2014
Lecture IV - Dynamical Processes on Complex Networks 
Jul 21, 2014
Lecture V - Dynamical Processes on Complex Networks II
Jul 24, 2014