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"A.J. Rossini" <[log in to unmask]> writes:
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> "Carolyn.Birmingham-1" <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>> I got asked a question today that I had no clue how to answer... When
>> doing network stuff how does one figure out statistical power (meaning
>> a formula to put in how many nodes, variables, kinds of ties, etc.)?
>> Is it dependent upon the software used? I just sort of figured with
>> 200 plus nodes and 100% response rate that this wouldn't be an
>> issue...but a regular stats jock wants a more concrete answer...
> What you describe (sample size) has nothing to do with power.
Argh. long day. What I meant is that you need more than just the
amount of data collected. But you need that to simulate the
situations (null, and the effect that you are looking for).
Anthony Rossini Research Associate Professor
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