In this seminar, we study network analysis with application to various types of real-world networks.
Oral Presentation dates: 26-27 Nov, 9:00am-12:00pm.
Presentations have a 30min slot each: 15 min presentation, 15 min Q&A.
The order of presentation is the order of the topics.
On 26th: topics 1.1->2.1 On 27th: 2.2->3.3
Introduction to Network Analysis Lecture date and time set: 16th October, 11:00, room C1.01.
|20.09.||Kickoff meeting date set: 2nd of October!|
|19.09.||Our slots are full now! However if you are interested, please send Ioana an email to be added to our waiting list.|
|12.09.||The topic list is out! Please email your choice to ioana(at)informatik.uni-mannheim.de !|
In this seminar, you will
Since a systematic, extensive literature review is not possible in the duration of the seminar, core bibliography (3-5 publications) will be provided! You are encouraged though to explore additional literature.
The final grade will consist of: 30% oral presentation and 70% written report.
The following list presents the main topics we will study during this seminar. If you are interesting in network analysis but for other topics, for example in network analysis for information retrieval, please do suggest your preference by email to Ioana and we will work together to define a suitable topic.
Here, we study what is generally meant by social capital and how to measure it. We will look at different aspects of social capital such as:
Here we study the structure of the network as a whole, and how this structure can be analysed to discover communities:
Here, we study how networks facilitate the spread of things, such as diseases, computer viruses, information, products, etc.:
If you have any question regarding the topics, or you want some more details on some topics of interest, please email ioana(at)informatik.uni-mannheim.de.