Key Concepts

Our wiki allows users to add, remove, or otherwise edit and change content--including SoSP terms, reference lists, and more--quickly and easily. 

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Data Collection Tools

Data Collection Tools There are multiple approaches to collecting data, including surveys, web scraping, use of administrative data, and data mining.

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Social Networks

Social Networks are made up of individuals called nodes, which are connected by one or more types of interdependency, such as friendship, financial exchange, dislike, beliefs, knowled

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Cost-effectiveness Analysis

Cost-effectiveness Analysis compares the relative expenditure (costs) and outcomes (effects) of two or more courses of action.

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Data mining

Data mining is the process of sorting through large amounts of data and picking out relevant information.

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Cost/benefit model

A Cost/benefit Model estimates costs plus benefits and adjusts for risk for a specific project or group of projects.

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Citation Analysis

Citations Analysis, which involves examining an item's referring documents, is used in searching for materials and analyzing their merit.

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Case Study Methods

Case study methods involve an in-depth, examination of a single instance or event: a case.

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Budget and Performance

Budget and Performance- Budget (from French bougette, purse) generally refers to a list of all planned expenses and revenues.

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Agent-based Model

An Agent-based Model is a computational model for simulating the actions and interactions of autonomous individuals in a network, with a view to assessing their effects on the system

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Community Network

Community Network is a term used broadly to indicate the use of networking technologies by and for a local community.

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