CS 491g/691g Special Topics on Social Networks

Spring 2018

Lab 1

Due on Wednesday, Feb 7 at 1:00 pm

Network Basics (2 points)

Go to the site http://www.visualcomplexity.com. Select and list two projects describing a social network. Answer the following about them (this may require going into the source webpage for the project, linked to from the visualcomplexity site).

  1. What do the nodes and edges represent?
  2. Is the graph directed? Weighted?

Social Networks (8 points)

Excercise 1.6.4(a): Visit the websites listed below and identify the types of network activities that individuals can perform on each one.


Submitting your files

Submission of your homework is via WebCampus. You must submit all the required files in a single pdf document containing all the answers.