# Return the Size of a Network

### Description

`network.size`

returns the order of its argument (i.e., number of vertices).

### Usage

1 | ```
network.size(x)
``` |

### Arguments

`x` |
an object of class |

### Details

`network.size(x)`

is equivalent to `get.network.attribute(x,"n")`

; the function exists as a convenience.

### Value

The network size

### Author(s)

Carter T. Butts buttsc@uci.edu

### References

Butts, C. T. (2008). “network: a Package for Managing Relational Data in R.” *Journal of Statistical Software*, 24(2). http://www.jstatsoft.org/v24/i02/

### See Also

`get.network.attribute`

### Examples

1 2 3 | ```
#Initialize a network
g<-network.initialize(7)
network.size(g)
``` |