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Applied Social Network Analysis for Communication Research - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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module properties Applied Social Network Analysis for Communication Research in major Master Medien- und Kommunikationswissenschaft/Media and Communication Science 2013
module nameApplied Social Network Analysis for Communication Research
module number101937
departmentDepartment of Economic Sciences and Media
ID of group 2559 (Kommunikationswissenschaft mit Schwerpunkt Computational Communication Science)
module leader Mian Waqas Ejaz
credit points6
Obligationobligatory elective

The course requires basic knowledge or affinity of field of social media communication, network analysis and R

certificate of the module Individual achievements or exams
details of the certificate

Frequent and active participation during class and research presentation – Preparing a Term Paper

Signup details for alternative examinations
learning outcome

Students are expected to learn the following things during the course:

  • Theoretical understanding of Network Analysis

  • Understand basic data structures required for Network analysis

  • Automated Web data scrapping particularly social media data

  • Data munging and transforming

  • Visualizing networks