UKfaculty: Friendship network of a UK university faculty

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The personal friendship network of a faculty of a UK university, consisting of 81 vertices (individuals) and 817 directed and weighted connections. The school affiliation of each individual is stored as a vertex attribute. This dataset can serve as a testbed for community detection algorithms.




A directed igraph graph object with vertex attribute ‘Group’, the numeric id of the school affiliation, and edge attribute ‘weight’, i.e. the graph is weighted.

This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License, see for details. Please cite the reference below if you use this dataset.


See reference below.


Nepusz T., Petroczi A., Negyessy L., Bazso F.: Fuzzy communities and the concept of bridgeness in complex networks. Physical Review E 77:016107, 2008.

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