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Table 8 Average values of the power-law model’s exponent α in the control group and in the treatment group by values of ν 1 and ν 2, computed over k>1

From: Online community management as social network design: testing for the signature of management activities in online communities

Treatment groups, average α ν 1 = 0.0 ν 2 = 0.2 ν 2 = 0.4 ν 2 = 0.6 ν 2 = 0.8 ν 2 = 1
ν 1 = 0.0 3.03 3.03 3.03 3.03 3.03 3.03
ν 1 = 0.2 2.87 2.87 2.88 2.87 2.87 2.87
ν 1 = 0.4 2.76 2.76 2.76 2.76 2.76 2.76
ν 1 = 0.6 2.67 2.67 2.67 2.67 2.66 2.66
ν 1 = 0.8 2.59 2.59 2.59 2.59 2.59 2.59
ν 1 = 1 2.53 (0.08) 2.53 (0.05) 2.53 (0.03) 2.53 (0.10) 2.53 (0.01) 2.53 (0.04)
Control group, average α: 2.52
  1. The number in parenthesis is the p-value associated to a t-test that α(t r e a t m e n t)=α(c o n t r o l). We only show p-values greater it the difference is non-significant at the 0.01 level