"Social Network Analysis"のフリーの講義とフリーのテキストブック。

courseraの"Social Network Analysis"のクラス。

Social Network Analysis
Lada Adamic - This course will use social network analysis, both its theory and computational tools, to make sense of the social and information networks that have been fueled and rendered accessible by the internet.


テキストブック:"Networks, Crowds, and Markets:"

読みたいと思って(物理的に)積ん読されていた本の一つ、"Networks, Crowds, and Markets:"。
その本がsuggested readingになっており、またこの本もフリーで公開されていた。洋書については、今度からamazonをポチっとする前にまずは検索をした方が良いのかもしれない。

Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning About a Highly Connected World
Over the past decade there has been a growing public fascination with the complex "connectedness" of modern society. This connectedness is found in many incarnations: in the rapid growth of the Internet and the Web, in the ease with which global communication now takes place, and in the ability of news and information as well as epidemics and financial crises to spread around the world with surprising speed and intensity. These are phenomena that involve networks, incentives, and the aggregate behavior of groups of people; they are based on the links that connect us and the ways in which each of our decisions can have subtle consequences for the outcomes of everyone else.