ISE369

Course ISE369
Title Introduction to Political Informatics
Credits 3
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Description

Recent advances in the availability of large data sets, analytic methods, and technology tools have impacted the foundations of democratic society, specifically the ability of elections to provide representation for the underlying population. This course presents the information aspects of these advances. Topics covered include election data capture, election result data sets, gerrymandering, redistricting, micro-targeting, voter surveys, election security, election district geometry, impact of social media, measures of political quality, and the prediction of election results. This course is offered as both ISE 369 and POL 369.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: CSE 101, CSE 114, or IAE 101; AMS 102, AMS 110, AMS 310, or POL 201

Advisory Prerequisite: POL 102

SBC: SBS+, TECH

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