W5/2017: Online Social Network Analysis

May 17 and 18, 02:00 PM – 04:00 PM, MRT0036 (University of Ottawa, 65 University Private)

As we navigate the social web we leave traces of our behaviour with every like, share, follow and friend. As a result there is an immense amount of data available about social relationships online. This workshop will equip participants with a foundational understanding of social network analysis and will introduce free tools for collecting and analyzing online social network data. Over the course of this two part workshop participants will conduct a short network analysis project making use of current Twitter data (other data sources may be available upon request). Check out this example for a taste of what you will learn.

Instructor: Elizabeth Dubois.

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