(Formerly CSCI0931)

Introduction to Computation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Not offered this year
Offered most years, last taught:

Fall 2021

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.

Students wishing to register must add themselves to the waitlist here:

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