Big Data and Social Physics

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Social physics is a big data science that models how networks of people behave and uses these network models to create actionable intelligence. It is a quantitative science that can accurately predict patterns of human behavior and guide how to influence those patterns to (for instance) increase decision making accuracy or productivity within an organization. Included in this course is a survey of methods for increasing communication quality within an organization, approaches to providing greater protection for personal privacy, and general strategies for increasing resistance to cyber attack.

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10/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 6 months ago
Hello everyone i am from Ethiopia this is my first time this course i am interesting big data and social physics i miss the course start thank you i hope this course will good i am ready to start this course then i am still learning this course then i am continue another course and keep it up.
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5 years, 6 months ago
Hi everyone . I'm from Brazil , is the second time I'm doing a MOOC couse , the first one I did was about poetry , but I love technology and sociology. I hope to improve my knowledge and learn more .
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6/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 6 months ago
This sounds like a great subject, but the short duration is puzzling. How much can be covered in just one week?
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5 years, 6 months ago
Friends, I'm from India. Actually I'm pursuing MTech in Industrial Engineering. Hope this course will add value to my knowledge. Kindly help me in learning process if I have any doubt. lets discuss and enhance our knowledge.
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10/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 6 months ago
Buenas Alex, es muy cierto lo que comentas ya que estamos hablando de comunicacion en la organizacion e insitar a cultivar una cultura de seguridad que para las personas normal mente es algo transparente.
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9/10 starsCompleted
5 years, 6 months ago
i am so interested to take this course because recently i was having a conversation with my friend and came to know about the concept of big data. and how lucky i am, MITx has actually started it.
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