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Network Graph Analysis and Visualization with Gephi by Ken Cherven

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Chapter 1. Installing Gephi

Network visualization has become an increasingly important approach for how we view data in our increasingly connected world. Social networks, information networks, transportation networks, and a host of other datasets can be brought to life through network maps. However, this approach was traditionally left to those with an understanding of the complex mathematical underpinnings of graph theory, or at least to those who were exceptional coders who could create their own graph structures. In recent years, the explosion of social media datasets has propelled network graphs into the visualization mainstream, resulting in a number of proprietary and open source tools that address the need to create and view networks. One ...

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