Workshop on Incomplete Network Data Held at Sandia National Labs – Livermore [report]

Sucheta Soundarajan, Jeremy D. Wendt
2016 unpublished
While network analysis is applied in a broad variety of scientific fields (including physics, computer science, biology, and the social sciences), how networks are constructed and the resulting bias and incompleteness have drawn more limited attention. For example, in biology, gene networks are typically developed via experiment --many actual interactions are likely yet to be discovered. In addition to this incompleteness, the data-collection processes can introduce significant bias into the
more » ... nt bias into the observed network datasets [1] [2] . For instance, if you observe part of the World Wide Web network through a classic random walk, then high degree nodes are more likely to be found than if you had selected nodes at random [3] . Unfortunately, such incomplete and biasing data collection methods must be often used.
doi:10.2172/1259543 fatcat:s7nabn7xjzhnxnfatlysdvmrfi