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Network Graph Analysis and Visualization with Gephi by Ken Cherven

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Rankings

Rankings allow us to color our graphs based on a specified attribute, such as labels, weights, counts, degrees, and more, depending on the available fields in our dataset. This capability enables us to further analyze our graph using the powerful input of color. Used wisely, the result is a graph that is simultaneously easy to interpret and pleasing to view.

To begin working with rankings, go to your rankings tab within Gephi, typically located on the left side of the workspace. After choosing the ranking parameters, you'll be able to tinker with the color settings to get the look and feel you want within your graph. For the following examples, we'll be using a simple two color gradation, ranging from a very light blue for low values to ...

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