CSCI0030

(Formerly CSCI0931)

Introduction to Computation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Instructor(s):
  • Christopher Tanner
Course Home Page:
http://cs.brown.edu/courses/csci0030/
Meeting Time:H hr: TTh 9:00-10:20
Semester:1 (Fall)
Offered this year?Yes
When Offered?Every year


Description

Introduces students to the use of computation for solving problems in the social sciences and the humanities. We will investigate a series of real-world problems taken from the news, from books such as Freakonomics, and from current research. Topics covered include data gathering, analysis, and visualization; web-based interfaces; algorithms; and scripting. Enrollment limited to 25. Instructor permission required.

This course was taught as CSCI 0931 until spring '16.

To be added to the class waitlist, please sign up here:
https://goo.gl/forms/bza9Snzal4dnGDaI2

CRN: 17241