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CRM > English > Activities > Curs 2015-2016 > Social Data Mining and Analysis
Social Data Mining and Analysis
General information

From September 16 to 18, 2015

Course's description

Social Data Mining and Analysis
Lecturer: Bruno Tavares Gonçalves, Centre Physique Théorique 

Online social networks provide an unprecedented view on human behavior and communication patterns. In this course, the students will be given the opportunity to take the first step in mining and analyzing large scale datasets using public APIs and Open Source Software. Using the public Twitter and Foursquare APIs the students will collect tweet, checkin, user and social network information. Using this data several analytical, statistical and visualization techniques will be explored.

 Scientific coordinators

Pedro Delicado Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Guadalupe Gómez (coordinator) Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya


Registration fee: 150€

Registration includes: Documentation package and coffee breaks​

Deadline for registration: September 6, 2015 (Extended registration until September 15)

​Lodging information

For lodging in the area please click here​

For off-campus and family accommodation click here​​ ​​​
Contact information
If you have any questions please contact: Neus Portet (​)​​