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Table 9 Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient between the three rankings (penalized Pagerank, Vertex strength and Closeness) and the number of cases won and the total claim value of cases won. Spearman’s coefficient was calculated for top 10, top 50 lawyers (according to the respective ranking) and all layers in network

From: Ranking lawyers using a social network induced by legal cases

  Top 10   Top 50   All lawyers  
  Number Total claim Number Total claim Number Total claim
  of cases values of cases values of cases values
  won won won won won won
Penalized Pagerank −0.236 0.103 0.507 0.501 0.149 0.147
Vertex strength 0.648 0.624 0.523 0.510 0.903 0.871
Closeness 0.389 0.224 0.571 0.563 0.866 0.838