# networks, networks everywhere!

## Eric J. Ma (MIT)

# slides are available online

# about myself

- doctoral candidate, MIT biological engineering
- self-taught pythonista
- using networks to solve problems in infectious disease ecology, evolution & biochemistry

# outline

- what are networks?
- example 1: recommendation systems
- example 2: panama papers
- example 3: influenza ecology & evolution
- example 4: neural networks on networks

# what are networks

# example 1: recommendation systems

# example 1: recommendation systems

# example 2: panama papers

# example 3: influenza ecology and evolution

# example 4: neural networks on networks

# visualize networks rationally

# visualize networks rationally

# conclusions

- think relationally
- networks can be used creatively to solve all sorts of problems