Network Node Order

Description

The function returns an order of the nodes of a network that is compatible with its parent structure.

Usage

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cnOrder(object)

Arguments

object

a catNetwork or a list of node parents.

Details

An order is compatible with the parent structure of a network if each node has as parents only nodes appearing earlier in that order. That such an order exists is guaranteed by the fact that every catNetwork is a DAG (Directed Acyclic Graph). The result is one order out of, eventually, many possible.

Value

a list of node indices.

Author(s)

N. Balov, P. Salzman

Examples

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  cnet <- cnRandomCatnet(numnodes=20, maxParents=3, numCategories=2)
  cnOrder(object=cnet)

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