Lectures Held on a Regular Basis

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Lectures of the Current Semester

Module details on 'Web Science - Web Science'

CategoryData & Information
LecturerProf. Dr. Nejdl, Wolfgang (Hannover)
Module Exam ID2015
Weekly Composition2L+1E
Required Hours of Work (presence / self-study)125 (42 / 83)
Teaching Methodsslide presentation, home work, presentations and discussions
Module DescriptionWeb Science embraces the study of the Web as a vast information network of people and communities. It also includes the study of people and communities using the digital records of user activity mediated by the Web. An understanding of human behavior and social interaction can contribute to our understanding of the Web, and data obtained from the Web can contribute to our understanding of human behavior and social interaction. This module gives an overview over the disciplines relevant to Web Science, and discusses in details the aspects relevant to computer sciences.
Module OutcomesOn completion of this module, the student has a good overview over Web Science as an interdisciplinary research area, and is familiar with current computer science related research in this context, including both recent results as well as research methods used to obtain these results.
Recommended LiteratureThe course will be based on a selected set of scientific articles covering Web Science, available online. To get an impression of the topics and research covered in this module, please check the latest Proceedings of the ACM Web Science Conference, available in the ACM Digital Library.
PrerequisitesFoundations of Information Retrieval
ExamWritten or oral exam, graded (Written (90 min) / Oral (25min))

Available Course Modes

In the following document you can get an overview about the available course modes that are offered in the ITIS Master's program: Course Modes