meanage-ergmTerm-8d81c4e1: Average age of an extant tie

mean.age-ergmTermR Documentation

Average age of an extant tie


Average age of an extant tie


# binary: mean.age(emptyval=0, log=FALSE)



can be used to specify the value returned if the network is empty. This is, technically, an arbitrary value, but it should not have a substantial effect unless a non-negligible fraction of networks at the parameter configuration of interest is empty.


logical specifying if mean log age should be returned instead of mean age


This term adds one statistic equaling the average, over all ties present in the network, of the amount of time elapsed since formation.

See Also

ergmTerm for index of model terms currently visible to the package.

\Sexpr[results=rd,stage=render]{ergm:::.formatTermKeywords("ergmTerm", "mean.age", "subsection")}

tergm documentation built on May 31, 2023, 8:29 p.m.