Created by:   University of Michigan

  • Scott E. Page

    Taught by:    Scott E. Page, Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics

    Center for the Study of Complex Systems

Commitment4-8 hours/week
Language
English, Subtitles: Portuguese (Brazilian), Turkish, Ukrainian, Chinese (Simplified)
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.7 stars
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 of 684 ratings

This excellent course provides a broad overview of the main models for decision support. Arguments are too vast to be treated in a single course, each of them would deserve at least one special course. But what is important is the knowledge of these opportunities. The course provides the basic tools in several areas, leaving the opportunity to deepen to the interest of each participant. A special praise to the teacher, proficient in triggering the audience's interest and attention, with a good dose of sympathy and irony.

Very useful and engaging course in general! There were a lot of interesting parts in it. Especially, because it showed that the "many model thinking" is a useful "tool" in various fields of life. There were some trivial parts/ lectures, but it was still useful to go back to some basics for deeper understanding. Scott Page was also a great lecturer and I liked the whole structure of the course. Thanks for the great course, keep up the good work!

Simply excellent from start to finish.

Great course for quantitative social science, focusing on modeling. I recommend anyone who are interested in social science to take it to know something beyond the traditional reasoning method. I really think quantitative is the future of social science though it is not mature enough. Anyway, this course gives a great introduction, and the content is plenty.