Lecture sessions are on Tuesdays and Thursdays; Recitations are once a week on Fridays.

Ses # | Topics | Key Dates |
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1 | Introduction to Social, Economic, and Technological Networks | |

2 | Network Representations, Measures, and Metrics (I) | |

3 | Network Representations, Measures, and Metrics (II) | |

4 | Linear Dynamic Systems, Markov Chains, and Centralities (I) | |

5 | Linear Dynamic Systems, Markov Chains, and Centralities (II) | |

6 | Linear Dynamic Systems, Markov Chains, and Centralities (III) | |

7 | Dynamics Over Graph: Information Spread and Distributed Computation | Problem Set 1 Due |

8 | Graph Decomposition, Clustering, and Connectivity | |

9 | Random Graph Models, Branching Processes, Phase Transition, and Connectedness (I) | |

10 | Random Graph Models, Branching Processes, Phase Transition, and Connectedness (II) | |

11 | Random Graph Models, Branching Processes, Phase Transition, and Connectedness (III) |
Problem Set 2 Due |

Midterm | ||

12 | Generative Network Models | |

13 | Introduction to Game Theory (I) | |

14 | Introduction to Game Theory (II) |
Problem Set 3 Due |

15 | Traffic Flow and Congestion Games | |

16 | Network Effects (I) | |

17 | Network Effects (II) |
Problem Set 4 Due |

18 | Networked Markets | |

19 | Repeated Games, Cooperation, and Network Applications | |

20 | Diffusion Models (I) | |

21 | Diffusion Models (II) |
Problem Set 5 Due |

22 | Games with Incomplete Information and Introduction to Social Learning | |

23 | Social Learning | |

24 | Strategic Network Formation | |

25 | Project Presentations |
(Optional) Problem Set 6 |

Final Exam |