Exponential Random Graph Models for Social Networks : Theory, Methods, and Applications Hardback
Edited by Dean Lusher, Johan Koskinen, Garry Robbins
Part of the Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences series
Exponential random graph models (ERGMs) are increasingly applied to observed network data and are central to understanding social structure and network processes.
The chapters in this edited volume provide a self-contained, exhaustive account of the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of ERGMs, including models for univariate, multivariate, bipartite, longitudinal and social-influence type ERGMs. Each method is applied in individual case studies illustrating how social science theories may be examined empirically using ERGMs. The authors supply the reader with sufficient detail to specify ERGMs, fit them to data with any of the available software packages and interpret the results.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 352 pages, 71 b/w illus.
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Publication Date: 19/11/2012
- Category: Social research & statistics
- ISBN: 9780521193566