GEOG 479
Spatial Data Science for Cyber and Human Social Networks

GEOG 479 Spatial Data Science for Cyber and Human Social Networks

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Welcome to GEOG 479 - Spatial Data Science for Cyber and Human Social Networks

Quick Facts about GEOG 479

  • Instructor: Dr. Panagiotis Giannakis
  • Course Structure: Online, 10-12 hours a week for 10 weeks
  • Prerequisite: GEOG 160, GEOG 482 or permission of program
  • Overview: Understanding and applying the fundamentals of cyberspace and geography, analyzing data and observables, creating products for decision making, and investigating emerging forces of change in the field.

    This course examines the nexus of geospatial intelligence analysis with cyberspace, the geopolitics of cyber threats, the politics of censorship and hacking, public safety, disaster response, and humanitarian relief. Students will utilize a range of cyber data, systems, and spatial sciences to examine human social networks of the Internet. The course will be centered on geospatial intelligence with emphases on technology, information theory, and cyber and human networks.