Course Name: 

Web and Social Computing (IT752) (2018 Curriculum)


M.Tech (IT)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


The Web as a graph: structure and coverage concepts, Web graph analysis; Small world phenomenon, Scale-free graphs, Formal models to describe Web structure; Information Retrieval : Handling unstructured, semi-structured, structured data on the Web; Link structure and link analysis algorithms; HITS and PageRank, Learning to Rank, Search Engines and search issues; Social computing on the Web: The Social Web, Mining Social-network Graphs: graph centrality concepts, community detection techniques; Applications of Large-scale Machine Learning to Web and Social Media analysis, Current trends and research problems.


Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, "Network Science" 1st Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2016
Christopher Manning et al., "Information Retrieval", Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Cioffi-Revilla, Claudio. Introduction to Computational Social Science, Springer, 2014.
Jennifer Golbeck, Analyzing the Social Web, Morgan Kaufmann, 2013.


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