backbone: Extracts the Backbone from Weighted Graphs

Provides methods for extracting from a weighted graph a binary or signed backbone that retains only the significant edges. The user may input a weighted graph, or a bipartite graph from which a weighted graph is first constructed via projection. Backbone extraction methods include the stochastic degree sequence model (Neal, Z. P. (2014). <doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2014.06.001>), hypergeometric model (Neal, Z. (2013). <doi:10.1007/s13278-013-0107-y>), the fixed degree sequence model (Zweig, K. A., and Kaufmann, M. (2011). <doi:10.1007/s13278-011-0021-0>), as well as a universal threshold method.

Package details

AuthorRachel Domagalski [aut, cre], Zachary Neal [aut], Bruce Sagan [aut]
MaintainerRachel Domagalski <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-3
Version1.0.0
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("backbone")

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