Big Data and Social Science discusses about how big data and social science can be employed in a system. This book comprises topics and explanations about types of big data, different big data systems and type of datasets that are considered big data. This book also sheds light on social science in aspect of big data, the web and data as well as computational social science. Readers are also given insights about topics such as necessities of computational social sciences, necessary skills for computational social science and the importance of computational social science. Discussions about text analysis in the world of big data and information visualization are also laid down in a simple manner.