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Degrees of Separation and Social Networks

Lecture no. 22 from the course: Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

Degrees of Separation and Social Networks

Taught by Professor Tim Chartier | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Test the popular theory that six steps, at most, connect you to any person on the planet. Social networks like Facebook provide a wealth of data for quantifying our relative connectedness. See how graph theory helps you to visualize any linked phenomena.


September 2, 2019