The Theory, Practice and Limits of Big Data for the Social Sciences

Martin Hilbert delivered this talk on May 1, 2015 at the Institute for Social Sciences conference series Leading Research in the Social Sciences Today. Hilbert is an assistant professor of communication at UC Davis.

The 2015 ISS conference series showcased world-class research by social scientists across UC Davis and by top researchers from across the country. Each day of the conference focused on a unique aspect of inquiry, including people in societies, perceptions and reality and the role of social networks in decision making.

Learn more about the series at http://socialscience.ucdavis.edu/conference.