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Unanticipated Gains: The Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life
This book has a catchy title and nice cover art, adding to the reader’s anticipation that it will be an absorbing—and entertaining— read. The price is reasonable, making it potentially attractive asExpand
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Diversity and Family Relations in an Aging Society
To appreciate the changes that have occurred in American families over the last three decades, ­consider the occupants of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. In the 1980s, Nancy and Ronald Reagan called theExpand
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The relationship of age to personal network size, relational multiplexity, and proximity to alters in the Western United States.
OBJECTIVES This study examines the association of age and other sociodemographic variables with properties of personal networks; using samples of individuals residing in the rural western UnitedExpand
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Collective Entity Resolution in Familial Networks
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We present the results for both our method and the baselines and only for the positive class (co-referent entities). Expand
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Constructing and Modifying Sequence Statistics for relevent Using informR in 𝖱.
  • C. Marcum, C. Butts
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Journal of statistical software
  • 20 March 2015
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The informR package greatly simplifies the analysis of complex event histories in 𝖱 by providing user friendly tools to build sufficient statistics for the relevent package. Expand
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Put the Family Back in Family Health History: A Multiple-Informant Approach.
INTRODUCTION An accurate family health history is essential for individual risk assessment. This study uses a multiple-informant approach to examine whether family members have consistent perceptionsExpand
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A Relational Event Approach to Modeling Behavioral Dynamics
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This chapter provides an introduction to the analysis of relational event data (i.e., actions, interactions, or other events involving multiple actors that occur over time) within the R/statnet platform. Expand
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A Bayesian hierarchical logistic regression model of multiple informant family health histories
BackgroundFamily health history (FHH) inherently involves collecting proxy reports of health statuses of related family members. Traditionally, such information has been collected from a singleExpand
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Conscious consideration of herd immunity in influenza vaccination decisions.
BACKGROUND Influenza vaccination decisions may be influenced by perceived risk reduction related to herd immunity. PURPOSE This paper examines how free-riding (i.e., foregoing vaccination becauseExpand
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