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  1. Jun 2018
    1. This was a descriptive study based on the analysis of a literature database.

      Akan lebih baik bila dirinci kembali tahapannya, agar terbuka peluang lebih besar bagi pembaca untuk berkontribusi memperkaya artikel ini. Saat ini isu reproducibility merebak luas secara internasional.

  2. Sep 2017
    1. ocial networks is relational data

      This is different than traditional social science which focuses on independent and dependent variables. For SNA, all data is related to all other data; no variables are mutually exclusive. This is why SNA is fundamentally descriptive.

    1. interaction of two actors.

      Excellent! Therefore SNA requires three points of data--Node A, Node B and the link between them. There is no dependent and independent variable. The means there is no inferential or predictive questions. Questions are more descriptive and comparative.

    1. individuals, groups, or systems.

      This perspective of looking at individuals in categories is the foundation of statistics--two variables that are mutually exclusive and the goal is to see if they relate in any way. SNA is very different--all variables are related and dependent. That is why SNA is descriptive--can't do predictive without mutually exclusive variables.

  3. Jul 2015
    1. I wanted all of it—the palm trees, the yachts bobbing beside the hard-currency mansions, the concrete-and-glass condominiums preening at their own reflections in the azure pool water below, the implicit availability of relations with amoral women.
  4. Sep 2013
    1. And to understand that about which they speak?

      I wouldn't go that far. I'm more inclined to believe that rhetoric enables men to speak, and to give everyone else listening the impression the speaker understands that about which they speak.

      Maybe they do understand, but this understanding shouldn't be a prerequisite. An added incentive, as it were.

    1. For one body many bodies of men came together, men greatly purposing great things, of whom some possessed great wealth, some the glory of ancient and noble lineage, some the vigor of personal strength, and others the power of acquired cleverness.