CITS: Center for Information Technology and Society

CITS:Big Data uses in Social Media Research

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Instruction & Training 1312

This is a one day (6-8 hr) workshop taught by Dr. Ziad Matni explores uses of Big Data (and more generally, Data Science) methods for use with extracting, analyzing, and visualizing social media data in the context of social science and humanities research questions. The workshop covers basic concepts of Big Data and Data Science, including hands-on exercises of data analysis and data visualization utilizing a "Big" data set extracted from one or several social media sources. The goal of this workshop is to give the participant enough of a background to have an appreciable understanding of the role of Big Data and its value, and some techniques involved in analyzing it. 

See for registration