Introduction to Network Models

Multi-colored thin lines connect in various configurations to form a circular structure.

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Fall 2018



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This course provides an introduction to complex networks and their structure and function, with examples from engineering, applied mathematics, and social sciences. Topics include spectral graph theory, notions of centrality, random graph models, contagion phenomena, cascades and diffusion, and opinion dynamics.

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Amir Ajorlou. 1.022 Introduction to Network Models. Fall 2018. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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