Science & Technology Course

CZ4071: Network Science

Course Type: Certification | Study Mode: Part-Time
Keywords: Undergraduate | IT | Network Science

Course Detail

Introduction
This course covers a number of topics in network science and its applications. The specific topics include network metrics, properties, and models, network querying and analytics, network dynamics, and distributed graph engines. Students will Learn advanced network science principles relevant to drive data science in the 21st century. Apply network science principles to implement a real-world complex network application.
In addition to learning about network science, this course will also give the students an opportunity to practice important research skills. Students will gain experience reading and critically evaluating original research papers. Practice communicating complex technical material, both orally and in written form.
Curriculum Overview
a) Understand the importance of, and uses for, network science in the 21st century
b) Understand various metrics used for network analysis
c) Understand real-world properties of massive networks
d) Understanding of how a variety of queries are evaluated on massive networks.
e) Understand various analytics techniques available for massive networks.
f) Understand the architecture of existing distributed graph engines and their role in network science
g) Acquire the understanding of the role of network science in solving major problems in a variety of domains such as social, biological, transportation, and cyber security.
h) Ability to critically evaluate original research papers.
i) Ability to communicate complex technical material orally and in written form
j) Develop ability to learn independently by continuous interaction with a set of self-learning modules that complement the physical contact hours
Entry Requirements
Working professionals with prior knowledge of:
Pre-requisite: CZ2002 Object Oriented Design and Programming
- At least 21 years of age
- Have 2 years of full-time work experience, or have fully discharged full-time NS liability, or are currently employed on a full-time basis.
- Degree in Engineering/Science or
- Polytechnic Diploma with relevant working experience
Other Information
Funding
- SkillsFuture Series / SSG
- SkillsFuture Credit
- NTUC-UTAP
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