Course Name: 

Web and Social Computing (IT752) (2018 Curriculum)


M.Tech (IT)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


The Web as a graph: structure and coverage concepts, Web graph analysis; Link structure and link analysis algorithms; The problem of Web Search: Handling unstructured, semi-structured, structured data on the Web; Search Engines and search issues; Web as a Distributed computing platform: Service oriented Architecture and REST based web services (Resource Oriented Architecture); Micro-services; Social computing on the Web: The Social Web, Mining Social-network Graphs: graph centrality concepts, clustering, partitioning, community detection, overlapping community detection techniques; Applications of Large-scale Machine Learning to Social Media analysis, Current trends and research problems.


Christopher Manning et al., "Information Retrieval", Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Alonso, G et al., “Web Services - Concepts, Architectures and Applications", Springer, 2004.
Cioffi-Revilla, Claudio. Introduction to Computational Social Science, Springer, 2014.
Jennifer Golbeck, Analyzing the Social Web, Morgan Kaufmann, 2013.
Pascal Hitzler et al., "Foundations of Semantic Web Technologies", Chapman & Hall, 2009.

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