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Table 2 Link density estimation for different cardinalities n of the random sampled subset I. Results are based on 1000 samples and are shown together with the 95% confidence intervals

From: Network reconstruction via density sampling

Link density n=5 [CI 95%] n=10 [CI 95%] n=20 [CI 95%] n=50 [CI 95%] n=100 [CI 95%]
WTW 2000 (true: 0.578) 0.586 [0.560;0.611] 0.559 [0.544;0.574] 0.583 [0.574;0.592] 0.578 [0.573;0.583] 0.577 [0.574;0.580]
e-MID 1999 (true: 0.274) 0.292 [0.271;0.313] 0.278 [0.267;0.289] 0.276 [0.268;0.283] 0.276 [0.272;0.280] 0.275 [0.273;0.278]
  1. The considered cardinalities n=5,10,20,50,100 correspond to percentages ranging from 2% to 50% of the total number of nodes. The true link densities calculated on the entire networks are shown in brackets for reference