gretel: Generalized Path Analysis for Social Networks

The social network literature features numerous methods for assigning value to paths as a function of their ties. 'gretel' systemizes these approaches, casting them as instances of a generalized path value function indexed by a penalty parameter. The package also calculates probabilistic path value and identifies optimal paths in either value framework. Finally, proximity matrices can be generated in these frameworks that capture high-order connections overlooked in primitive adjacency sociomatrices. Novel methods are described in Buch (2019) <https://davidbuch.github.io/analyzing-networks-with-gretel.html>. More traditional methods are also implemented, as described in Yang, Knoke (2001) <doi:10.1016/S0378-8733(01)00043-0>.

Package details

AuthorDavid Buch [aut, cre] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4574-0075>)
MaintainerDavid Buch <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL-3
Version0.0.1
URL https://github.com/davidbuch/gretel
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("gretel")

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gretel documentation built on Aug. 22, 2019, 5:10 p.m.