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MIT 2157A-001 (Fall 2017)   Planet Google: Big Data and Information Society

Instructor: G. Campbell

Course Description
Discover how access to and control of behind-the-scenes information is a major force in our lives.  This course explores how search engines harvest "big" data from users and use it to map, analyze, and exploit patterns of online behaviour for marketing, government and corporate intelligence, and other purposes.

Course Outline for MIT 2157A-001 (Fall 2017)
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Antirequisites: The former MIT 2376F/G.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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