publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Development of a System to Collect Social Network Data from College Students for Future Studies in Health Behavior and Academic Performance /

Lah, Mike Myoungwhan;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Researchers study social networks to understand how individuals with similar behavior form clusters, and what causes them to do so. Universities are interested in learning more about influential factors of student behavior, including the impact that their social networks have on these behaviors. We have done foundational work to collect a dataset about UCSD student social network data gathered from Facebook and academic data from the UCSD Registrar. Once complete, the social network portion of this dataset will also be combined with datasets on health behaviors, potentially to build predictive models for depression, substance abuse, and other important condition...
Subjects
free text keywords: UCSD Dissertations, Academic Computer science. (Discipline)
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