Defines functions CreateNetworkFromTable

Documented in CreateNetworkFromTable

#' @title create network from table
#' @description
#' Creates a network from an internal data table created from a .sif file:
#' this function converts the data read in from the .sif file into 
#' an igraph in R.

#' @param dataTable the data table containing the information read in from the .sif file representing the network.
#' @return an igraph network

CreateNetworkFromTable <- function(dataTable) {
    matrixOfInteractions <- as.matrix(dataTable)
    # Use the first and third colums (names of genes that define an edge) to build the network
    network <- igraph::graph_from_edgelist(matrixOfInteractions[, -2], TRUE)

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