New PDF release: An Introduction to Exponential Random Graph Modeling

By Jenine K. Harris

This quantity introduces the fundamental thoughts of Exponential Random Graph Modeling (ERGM), provides examples of why it truly is used, and exhibits the reader the way to behavior simple ERGM analyses of their personal study. ERGM is a statistical method of modeling social community constitution that is going past the descriptive equipment conventionally utilized in social community research. even though it used to be built to deal with the inherent non-independence of community facts, the result of ERGM are interpreted in related how one can logistic regression, making this a really important strategy for studying social structures. contemporary advances in statistical software program have helped make ERGM available to social scientists, yet a concise consultant to utilizing ERGM has been missing. An advent to Exponential Random Graph Modeling, by means of Jenine ok. Harris, fills that hole, by utilizing examples from public overall healthiness, and strolling the reader in the course of the technique of ERGM model-building utilizing R statistical software program and the statnet package.

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