Extracts the Backbone from Weighted Graphs

Provides methods for extracting from a weighted graph a binary or signed backbone that retains only the significant edges. The user may input a weighted graph, or a bipartite graph from which a weighted graph is first constructed via projection. Backbone extraction methods include the stochastic degree sequence model (Neal, Z. P. (2014). ), hypergeometric model (Neal, Z. (2013). ), the fixed degree sequence model (Zweig, K. A., and Kaufmann, M. (2011). ), as well as a universal threshold method.


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1.2.2 by Rachel Domagalski, 2 months ago

https://github.com/domagal9/backbone, https://www.zacharyneal.com/backbone

Report a bug at https://github.com/domagal9/backbone/issues

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/backbone

Authors: Rachel Domagalski [aut, cre] , Zachary Neal [aut] , Bruce Sagan [aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports Matrix, methods, stats, utils, CVXR, igraph, network, Rcpp

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown, speedglm, testthat

Linking to Rcpp

See at CRAN