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Toward a Probabilistic Foundation for Statistical Network Analysis

Network analysis statistics complexity science complex systems probability edge exchangeability random graph

Cite as:

Harry Crane (2020). Toward a Probabilistic Foundation for Statistical Network Analysis. RESEARCHERS.ONE, https://www.researchers.one/article/2020-03-8.

Abstract:

This introductory chapter of Probabilistic Foundations of Statistical Network Analysis explains the major shortcomings of prevailing efforts in statistical analysis of networks and other kinds of complex data, and why there is a need for a new way to conceive of and understand data arising from complex systems.