Course Details and Schedule

The course will introduce participants to various options to collect and present network data on the relationships between entities (e.g. friendship ties on Twitter, links between webpages). Participants will learn present visualisations on websites as images or interactive diagrams.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Basic network concepts
  • Collecting network data from common sources
  • Layout algorithms
  • Exporting images
  • Creating simple online interactive diagrams
  • Further resources
Course information
Intended audience Beginners in this type of concept
Prior knowledge No specific prior knowledge is required
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software NodeXL, Gephi - software used is free and open-source.
Format Presentation only
Further information Scott's blog about this subject
Where next? Fuller courses examining network data collection and analysis are available within departments, e.g. the Oxford Internet Institute
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.