Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


This course is intended to be taken after CS-E5740 Complex Networks; it will deepen the students knowledge on network analysis techniques and dealing with empirical network data, including network visualization, Python programming, and statistical analysis. Students will also learn how to conduct team research and how to present their findings to their peers.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 05.03.2021 - 14.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Jari Saramäki

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Jari Saramäki

Contact information for the course (valid 15.02.2021-21.12.2112):

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CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact teaching and group work (6 x 4 h), independent studying (research articles), independent group work. Mandatory attendance. 


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The students will be provided with articles and materials related to their group work topics.

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Replaces the former course BECS-E4200 Hands-on Network Analysis.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Compulsory: CS-E5740 / Becs-114.4150 Complex Networks.