SI 708/ CSCS 535 Networks: Theory and Application


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Winter 2007:



245 Dennison

Office hour:
Weds. 5-6pm
3082 West Hall



Assignments and grading :

  • 9 problem sets (40%) ( lowest score will be dropped)
  • midterm (20%)
  • final project (40%)

Problem sets are typically due Thursdays before class (10:00 am) and must be submitted electronically via cTools or on paper. If submitting electornically (preferred, you can scan in hand written/drawn assignments and have them emailed to you), all code, plots, etc. must be included in a single PDF file.

Late policy: Assignments may be submitted up to 2 days after they are due (e.g. Saturday at midnight if the assignment was due on Thursday) and suffer a 10% penalty. No late assignments will be accepted past this point unless an extension was requested and granted ahead of time.

Problem sets

PS 1 due 1/18 Intro to networks and Pajek
PS 2 due 1/25 Network sampling and measurement
PS 3 due 2/1 Small worlds and power laws
project proposal due 2/6  
PS 4 due 2/8 Network traversal and growth models
PS 5 due 2/20 Centrality and prestige
due 2/23 take home midterm due
PS 6 due 3/8 Exploratory data analysis with GUESS
due 3/15 mid-term project report
PS 7 due 3/22 Community structure, resilience
PS 8 due 3/29 Geographic routing
PS 9 due 4/10 Diffusion
final project due 4/24