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As a follow-up to the discussion on listing R packages for SNA, the
now contains over 100 links to
- books, conferences, courses, journals, review articles and professional groups
- network dataset repositories
- tutorials and other online resources
The list also links to the Wikipedia English page referred to by Barry
Wellman a few hours ago.
Feel free to contribute directly on GitHub or by emailing me.
On 10 April 2016 at 22:36, François Briatte <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> A short list of R network analysis packages appears in the "Awesome R" list:
> -- Suggestion #1
> Perhaps it would make sense to build an "Awesome Network Analysis"
> list that covers both R and Python, as well as other languages and
> tools, such as Gephi, Linkurious, etc.
> GitHub is perfect for building such lists collaboratively. Here's a
> template that anyone with a GitHub account can contribute to:
> For more information about "awesome lists" (which include, for
> instance, a list about neural networks):
> -- Suggestion #2
> It might make sense to have a CRAN Task View just on Network Analysis,
> and to link to it from the CRAN Task View on Social Sciences. See:
> On 10 April 2016 at 19:37, Raffaele Vacca <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Hi Ian,
>> Very interesting project! I would definitely include igraph in the
>> Visualization category too, because igraph has very powerful visualization
>> Another comment is that, looking at your list, it's not clear to me where
>> you are drawing the line, that is, what the inclusion criterion for a
>> package is. The list includes packages that are not specifically for
>> networks, although they are certainly used by network analysts (e.g.
>> data.table, gganimate). However, if the criterion is "any package that is
>> used by network analysts", then some packages are missing which I'm sure
>> several people in this community use (e.g. ggplot, dplyr), and in fact your
>> list might quickly become very long and less meaningful. You might want to
>> think about restricting the list to (1) packages that have at least some
>> functions specifically thought for network data, or (2) packages that have
>> dependencies or inverse dependencies to packages in (1). Or maybe you could
>> do two lists, one for strictly network packages, one for "other packages
>> that network analysts find useful" (a consensus analysis on this would be
>> very interesting).
>> On 4/10/16 9:32 AM, Ian McCulloh wrote:
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>>> Hello Friends! I hope you enjoyed this year's Sunbelt.
>>> I was surprised at the number and diversity of R packages being used at
>>> this years Sunbelt. In fact, I have identified 32 different packages.
>>> like to write a review paper of R packages for SNA and would like a little
>>> help from the community up front. Below is a link to a google sheets
>>> spreadsheet that lists the packages that I have identified. I have also
>>> pasted them below in case there is an issue with the link. If you are an
>>> user, I'd appreciate it if you could look at the list and let me know if I
>>> am missing any packages, preferably by adding to/editing the google sheet,
>>> but you can email me as well. I'm also interested in your opinions on how
>>> I binned/organized the packages (CAPS LETTERS for topic bins).
>>> The Link
>>> If you have any thoughts on things that you might find useful in a review
>>> paper on this topic, please let me know. I look forward to seeing you all
>>> next year.
>>> The list (in case you have a problem with the link)
>>> BASIC NETWORK ANALYSIS
>>> STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF NETWORKS
>>> VISUALIZATION PACKAGES
>>> DATA COLLECTION
>>> Kind Regards,
>>> Ian McCulloh, PhD
>>> Johns Hopkins University
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