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  • CAS CS 591: Topics in Computer Science
    Various issues in computer science. Two topics are offered Fall 2015. Students may take one or both for credit. Section B1: E-Commerce. Inter-disciplinary perspectives on electronic commerce from seminal papers on theoretical foundations and empirical findings in computer science, information systems, marketing, and economics communities; specific fluency with big data; experimental methods; best practices in data collection, mining, analysis, and ethics. Section C1: Graph Theory for the Internet Age. Review of basic graph theory, definitions, key concepts, theorems, and algorithms. Introduces advanced concepts such as random graph theory and spectral graph theory. Investigates models and concepts that describe real-world networks, scale-free networks, preferential attachment, sparse and inhomogenous models, etc.