Participants from 17 countries attend Hellenic American College’s IT Summer School Program

26 June 2014, 12:00 am

On June 2 – June 6, 2014, Hellenic American College organized an IT Summer School program entitled “Foundation & Applications of Social Network Analysis and Mining”. More than forty participants from seventeen countries—undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and practitioners—attended the program.

This intensive one-week summer session included a review of class graph theory and game theory as well as fundamental techniques in data analysis, mining, machine learning and social computing. Attendees examined the data and techniques used to construct and analyze social networks, focusing on social networking websites such as Facebook and twitter. Participants also explored social network analysis and mining applications in various domains, including but not limited to, health informatics, finance and security.

Lectures were delivered by a team of international researchers and professors who are experts in the area of data mining and social network analysis. Upon completion, participants gained the theoretical and practical knowledge required for social network analysis and mining and its deployment in various domains, as well as a certificate of attendance and five ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.

The program was sponsored by the University of Southern Denmark, Lebanon’s Global University, Springer Wien New York and Hellenic American University.