CSCI0931

Introduction to Computation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Course Home Page:
http://cs.brown.edu/courses/csci0931/
Offered this year?No
When Offered?Discontinued


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.

CRN: None