Using Sequence Analysis to Quantify How Strongly Life Courses Are Linked

@article{Liao2021UsingSA,
  title={Using Sequence Analysis to Quantify How Strongly Life Courses Are Linked},
  author={Tim Futing Liao},
  journal={Sociological Science},
  year={2021},
  volume={8},
  pages={48-72}
}
  • T. Liao
  • Published 19 January 2021
  • Mathematics
  • Sociological Science
Dyadic or, more generally, polyadic life course sequences can be more associated within dyads or polyads than between randomly assigned dyadic/polyadic member sequences, a phenomenon reflecting the life course principle of linked lives. In this article, I propose a method of U and V measures for quantifying and assessing linked life course trajectories in sequence data. Specifically, I compare the sequence distance between members of an observed dyad/polyad against a set of randomly generated… Expand

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