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Network Graph Analysis and Visualization with Gephi by Ken Cherven

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Chapter 2. Creating Simple Network Graphs

In this chapter, we'll walk through the process of working with a downloaded dataset and begin to create our own network maps. Among the topics we'll cover are the following:

  • Getting comfortable with the Gephi workspace
  • Familiarizing ourselves with several available network map methods
  • Working with a downloaded dataset
  • Creating a simple network graph
  • Working with the toolbar icons to customize nodes, edges, and labels

By the end of the chapter, you will be able to produce a basic network graph and know how to apply a variety of formatting options. You will also have a feel for how the default network mapping algorithms display the data, and which options may work best with specific datasets.

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