Statistical validation

This is a method to filter a large complex network to its backbone structure, by means of statistical hypothesis testing. This method is available as a downloadable software through the research infrastructure at the following link:

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  • Statistical Validation - source codetar.gz

    R source code for the method together with a working example

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  • StatVal

    link to the method in the Lab

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  • tutorial page

    link to a webpage with explanations, downloadable R code and tutorial

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Additional Info
Field Value
Accessibility Both
AccessibilityMode OnLine Access
Attribution requirements
Availability On-Line
Basic rights Temporary download of a single copy only
CreationDate 2016-07-01
Creator regoli, daniele,
Dependencies on Other SW
Distribution requirements
External Identifier
Field/Scope of use Research only
Hosting Environment
License term
Owner regoli, daniele,
ProgrammingLanguage R
RelatedPaper Tumminello M, Miccichè S, Lillo F, Piilo J, Mantegna RN (2011) Statistically Validated Networks in Bipartite Complex Systems. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17994. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017994
Requirement of non-disclosure (confidentiality mark)
Restrictions on use
Semantic Coverage
Sublicense rights No
Territory of use World Wide
ThematicCluster Social Network Analysis
UsageMode as-a-Service by SoBigData Infrastructure
input network edgelist
output filtered network edgelist(s)
system:type Method
Management Info
Field Value
Author daniele regoli
Maintainer daniele regoli
Version 2
Last Updated 26 September 2019, 12:28 (CEST)
Created 26 September 2019, 12:28 (CEST)