New paper about Random Walks and Edge Sampling
Respondent Driven Sampling is awesome.
I feel like I am on a roll here. Last month, my Bayesian paper (joint work with Krista Gile, Joseph Hogan, Matt Harrison, Nancy Barnett, and Crystal Linkletter) was published in Statistics in Medicine, and just today my RDS paper (which I worked on with Dr. Krista Gile) was published in the Electronic Journal of Statistics!
I am really interested in RDS, and here’s why: it is really important to understand the health behaviors and needs of people who are at higher risk for certain health issues, like HIV. But it turns out that the people who tend to be at higher risks for HIV are really hard to get a nice random sample of.
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