Table 4 Metrics used to compare networks.

From: Priority Attachment: a Comprehensive Mechanism for Generating Networks

Symbol Meaning
p D p-value of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test comparing the degree distributions of two networks
p B p-value of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test comparing the betweenness distributions of two networks
p C p-value of the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test comparing the closeness distributions of two networks
d network diameter: the length of the longest shortest path in the network
ρ network density: the ratio of the number of existing edges to the maximum number of possible edges
L the average length of the shortest paths in the network
\({\rho }_{{C}_{D}}^{2}\) Freeman’s centralization of the degree distribution of the network