(Formerly CSCI0931)

Introduction to Computation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Archita Agarwal
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Location:Online / Synchronous encouraged
Meeting Time:H hr: TTh 9;00-10:20
Exam Group:No exam
Offered this year?Yes
When Offered?Every year


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.

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

CRN: 25961