Summer School in Data Science

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Tuesday, June 1, 2021 to Friday, June 4, 2021

Event Details

The University of Greenwich Networks and Urban Systems Centre is holding an online Summer School in Network and Data Science June 1-4, 2021. Four four-day courses are available, running 12:00-19:00 BST each day;

 

Introduction to Social Network Analysis
A general overview of the field of social network analysis, confidence in using its key analytical tools in practice, with practical instruction in Ucinet and Netdraw, and insight into how it can be used in scholarly practice in the social, economic, managerial and political disciplines. Applications in bibliometric analysis, organisational network analysis and visualisation.

Instructors: Riccardo De Vita, Bruce Cronin, Stefano Ghinoi, Anna Piazza, Sara Gorgoni, Guido Conaldi

 

Advanced Social Network Techniques in R
An introduction to advanced social network analytic techniques making use of packages in the R programming language, including longitudinal network analysis with rsiena, relational event models, exponential random graph models, multivariate statistics with network data.

Instructors: Guido Conaldi, Francesca Pallotti, David Dekker

 

Introduction to Data Science with Python
A general overview of the field of data science, confidence in using a range of techniques for working with large datasets in practice, and insight into how it can be used in both scholarly and professional practice in the social, economic, managerial and political disciplines. Specific applications include network science, social media marketing, web mining and machine learning.

Instructors: Nicola Perra, Zhu Zhen, Nicolo Gozzi

 

Introduction to Statistical and Network Analysis with R
To provide a confidence in basic programming in the R-programming language to manage data and to analyse it using a range of methods from elementary statistics, social network analysis, econometrics and multivariate statistics with network data.

Instructors: Matthew Smith, Mu Yang, David Dekker

 

Fees

General - £400 (£300 before May 21)
Early Bird Student - £280 (£200 May 21)

 For further information in the interim or to reserve a place, please email:  BusinessEvents@greenwich.ac.uk

Full details to follow.