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Gephi for Network Analysis and Visualization

Network Analysis helps urban planners, designers, and policy makers explore the dynamics and complexities of social networks and organizations. This course demonstrates the ways you can use the open-source Gephi software to visualize and analyze online social networks.

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Course Info

  • Duration 15 video lessons (121 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2013
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    1.
    Introduction
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    The Power of Gephi?
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    Downloading Gephi
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    Facebook Data Harvesting Using NetVizz
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    Nodes and Edges
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    Networks Layout
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    Exploring Network Attributes
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    Networks Visualization and Cleanup
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    Network Labeling
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    Visualizing Networks Based on Ranking
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    Filtering Nodes
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    Visualizing Networks Based on Computing Degree
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    Visualizing Networks Based on Computing Modularity
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    Visualizing and Exporting in the Preview Window
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    Wrap Up
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Course Description

Network Analysis helps urban planners, designers, and policy makers explore the dynamics and complexities of social networks and organizations. This course demonstrates the ways you can use the open-source Gephi software to visualize and analyze online social networks. The modules focus on real-time, "big-data" driven municipalities engaging with the public via Facebook. This course includes analysis of a Facebook group created for disaster recovery purposes after Superstorm Sandy. As part of this course, you will learn how to find potential stakeholders or various groups and sub-groups in online networks. You will also learn how to analyze and visualize network behavior. 

Learn these skills

  • Civic Engagement
  • Communications & Media
  • Data Analysis
  • Social Media
  • Technology
  • Gephi

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Nader Afzalan

Nader Afzalan

Nader Afzalan, Ph.D is a Senior Planner and Air Pollution Specialist at the California Air Resources Board.

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