E E 579
Topics of current interest in electromagnetics, optics, and acoustics. Content varies from year to year, based on current professional interests of faculty member in charge. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
Social and Economic Networks Text: Networks, Crowds, and Markets, D. Easley and J. Kleinberg, Cambridge Additional Text: Social and Economic Networks, M.O. Jackson, Princeton
Complex interconnected systems are ubiquitous in physics, engineering, finance, biology, and economics. This course will take an interdisciplinary look at economics, sociology, computing and information science, and the underlying information flow and science of networks.
Topics will include: Graph Theory and Social Networks Game Theory Markets and Strategic Interaction in Networks Information Networks and the World Wide Web Network Dynamics
The class will meet once per week over the summer quarter.
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