Computational Thinking and Social Science

Combining Programming, Methodologies and Fundamental Concepts

Matti Nelimarkka ,

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Computational Thinking and Social Science: Combining Programming, Methodologies and Fundamental Concepts

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Whilst providing a fundamental understanding of computational social science, this book delves into the tools and techniques used to build familiarity with programming and gain context into how, why and when they are introduced. The overall focus is on helping you understand and design computational social science research, alongside delving into hands-on coding and technical instruction.

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Further reading  Exercises accompanied by sample code  Programming examples in Scratch, Python and R Key concepts   Chapter summaries With experience in course design and teaching, Matti Nelimarkka has a deep understanding of learning techniques within computational social sciences, with the main aim of blending researching, thinking and designing together to gain a grounded foundation for coding, programming, methodologies and key concepts.
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