CIS 4930/6930 Special Topics: Social Media Mining

Course description

The objective of this course is to learn how to identify and mine user patterns from social media. We will cover the fundamentals tools and techniques of social media mining — like the analysis of social networks — and some of its applications, like news aggregation and recommendation systems. The course will include a project-based programming assignment in which students will learn how to use Python to connect to social media APIs, crawl data, and mine information from them.


For syllabus, readings, and other course resources, see below.

Fall 2019

Fall 2018