Zvi Lotker's course

Course on the Mathematics and Algorithms of Social Networks

Zvi Lotker (Ben Gurion University of the Negev), Junior Chair 2015,gave a 20-hour course every thursday from 4pm to 6pm, at the Institut Henri Poincaré (11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie - 75005 Paris), room 201.

Abstracts of the lectures: click here

Program of the lectures

•05/11/15 Introduction to networking and Random network models: Erdos-Renyi, the preferential attachment model and other models

•12/11/15 Power law, real networks and real data

•19/11/15 Six degrees of separation and models of small-world networks (Pierre Fraigniaud, LIAFA)

•26/11/15 Network Centrality (Pierluigi Crescenzi, Université de Florence)

•03/12/15 Core-periphery model (Yvonne-Anne Pignolet, ABB, et Zvi Lotker)

•10/12/15 Networks densification and shrinking diameter (Claire Mathieu, ENS et Zvi Lotker)

•07/01/16 Glass ceiling and minority vs majority (Chen Avin, Université Ben Gourion du Néguev)

•14/01/16 Election and social networks- The case of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

•21/01/16 Time in social networks- through theater plays

•28/01/16 Psychology and social networks through theater, and Final conclusion

 

Lecture #1 - 05/11/2015

Lecture #2 - 12/11/2015

Lecture #3 - 19/11/2015

Lecture #4 - 26/11/2015

Lacture 5 - 03/12/2015

Lecture #6 - 10/12/2015

Lecture #7 - 07/01/2015

Lecture #8 - 14/01/2016

Lecture #9 - 21/01/2016

Lecture #10 - 28/01/2016