Classes for Relational Data
Tools to create and modify network objects. The network class can represent a range of relational data types, and supports arbitrary vertex/edge/graph attributes.
network package provides tools for creation, access, and modification of
network class objects. These objects allow for the representation of more complex structures than can be readily handled by other means (e.g., adjacency matrices), and are substantially more efficient in handling large, sparse networks. While the full capabilities of the
network class can only be exploited by means of the various custom interface methods (see below), many simple tasks are streamlined through the use of operator overloading; in particular, network objects can often be treated as if they were adjacency matrices (a representation which will be familiar to users of the
network objects are compatible with the
sna package, and are required for many packages in the
Basic information on the creation of
network objects can be found by typing
help(network). To learn about setting, modifying, or deleting network, vertex, or edge attributes, see
help(attribute.methods). For information on custom network operators, type
help(network.operators); information on overloaded operators can be found via
help(network.extraction). Additional help topics are listed below.
|Date:||Aug 31, 2015|
|Depends:||R (>= 2.10), utils|
|Suggests:||sna, statnet.common (>= 3.1-0)|
Index of documentation pages:
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add.edges Add Edges to a Network Object add.vertices Add Vertices to an Existing Network as.matrix.network Coerce a Network Object to Matrix Form as.network.matrix Coercion from Matrices to Network Objects as.sociomatrix Coerce One or More Networks to Sociomatrix Form attribute.methods Attribute Interface Methods for the Network Class deletion.methods Remove Elements from a Network Object edgeset.constructors Edgeset Constructors for Network Objects emon Interorganizational Search and Rescue Networks (Drabek et al.) flo Florentine Wedding Data (Padgett) get.edges Retrieve Edges or Edge IDs Associated with a Given Vertex get.inducedSubgraph Retrieve Induced Subgraphs and Cuts get.neighborhood Obtain the Neighborhood of a Given Vertex is.adjacent Determine Whether Two Vertices Are Adjacent loading.attributes Examples of how to load vertex and edge attributes into networks missing.edges Identifying and Counting Missing Edges in a Network Object network Network Objects network.arrow Add Arrows or Segments to a Plot network.density Compute the Density of a Network network.dyadcount Return the Number of (Possibly Directed) Dyads in a Network Object network.edgecount Return the Number of Edges in a Network Object network.edgelabel Plots a label corresponding to an edge in a network plot. network.extraction Extraction and Replacement Operators for Network Objects network.indicators Indicator Functions for Network Properties network.initialize Initialize a Network Class Object network.layout Vertex Layout Functions for plot.network network.loop Add Loops to a Plot network.operators Network Operators network-package Classes for Relational Data network.size Return the Size of a Network network.vertex Add Vertices to a Plot permute.vertexIDs Permute (Relabel) the Vertices Within a Network plotArgs.network Expand and transform attributes of networks to values appropriate for aguments to plot.network plot.network.default Two-Dimensional Visualization for Network Objects prod.network Combine Networks by Edge Value Multiplication read.paj Read a Pajek Project or Network File and Convert to an R 'Network' Object sum.network Combine Networks by Edge Value Addition valid.eids Get the valid edge which are valid in a network which.matrix.type Heuristic Determination of Matrix Types for Network Storage
Carter T. Butts <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with help from Mark S. Handcock <email@example.com>, David Hunter <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Martina Morris <email@example.com>, Skye Bender-deMoll <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and Jeffrey Horner <email@example.com>.
Maintainer: Carter T. Butts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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