A Survey of Statistical Network Models
by A. Goldenberg, A.X. Zheng, S.E. Fienberg, E.M. Airoldi
Publisher: arXiv 2009
Number of pages: 96
We begin with an overview of the historical development of statistical network modeling and then we introduce a number of examples that have been studied in the network literature. Our subsequent discussion focuses on a number of prominent static and dynamic network models and their interconnections. We emphasize formal model descriptions, and pay special attention to the interpretation of parameters and their estimation.
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