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<<<-------- Steve Eichert-------->>>
> I've been using the Newman Girvan algorithm  to identify communities
> within networks of individuals, however, I've been told by someone who I
> respect greatly that Newman Girvan isn't the best algorithm to use for
> identifying communities when dealing with human networks. So, the
> I have for the group is: what algorithm would you recommend for
> communities when working with networks of people.
If you are not searching for a partition of the set of vertices you
can consider also the islands approach:
For a fast (hierarchical) clustering algorithm see
Both approaches are implemented in Pajek.
Vladimir Batagelj, University of Ljubljana, FMF, Department of Mathematics
Jadranska 19, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
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