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.
This course is approved for 2 AICP CM credits.