(Formerly CSCI0931 )

Introduction to Computation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

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Location: CIT 316
Meeting Time: H: TTh 9:00-10:20
Exam Group: 08: 5/10/2017 at 2:00 PM
Semester: 2 (Spring)
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. This course was taught as CSCI 0931 until spring '16. To be added to the class waitlist, please sign up here: CRN: 25949