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Networks permeate and influence virtually every aspect of our lives-everything from how millions of Parisians travel on the Metro to how individuals make friends. Networks lift entire economies and elect presidents. They start revolutions. Move commerce. Make scientific discoveries. Cure diseases. Secure peace. Save lives.

To understand and predict behavior, and to design new capabilities and services, we must understand people,
systems, and incentives, and how the structure and properties of networks affects interactions.

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Lu Chen from Facebook is Visiting

September 12, 2014

Penn alumna Lu Chen, from Facebook, will be visiting on Monday 9/15. She'll be meeting with NETS students to discuss what life is like at Facebook, and to answer any questions. For more details consult the NETS Facebook group.

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NETS Students Explain NETS

April 14, 2014

Here is what NETS students have to say about Networked and Social Systems Engineering...

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Our Dr. Jadbabaie to edit new IEEE journal on Networks
Launch of the Warren Center
Welcome Prof. Rakesh Vohra
New Course on Crowdsourcing & Human Computation

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The Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences

We are delighted that a new Center is being launched to focus on topics closely

ASPEN - cluster processing of heterogeneous dynamic data

Managing Heterogeneity in Highly Distributed Stream, Cloud, and Sensor Systems

Query-driven data integration

The Q Query System One of the major challenges for end users today (whether s

Differential privacy

Putting Differential Privacy to Work A wealth of data about individuals is co

Speakers Series


3:30 pm Towne 337

Composable Mechanisms, Learning, and Price of Anarchy in Auctions

Eva Tardos , Cornell University


3:00 pm Towne 337

Warren Center Kickoff: Networks and Algorithms: What Have We Learned from Market Design?

Alvin E. Roth , 2012 Nobel laureate in Economic Sciences; George Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus at Harvard Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics at Stanford University