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A Librarian's Guide to Graphs, Data and the Semantic Web by James Powell

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Graph analytics software libraries

Graph analytics is a burgeoning field that leverages the combined efforts of researchers who model and study graph models of a variety of different systems and processes. Activities include characterizing a graph’s overall structure, determining how information flows through a network, extracting subgraphs, finding clusters and patterns of connectivity, quantifying graph-wide metrics, determining how similar a graph model is to a reference graph type such as a small-world or scale-free graph. These are things that tend not to readily lend themselves to visual inspection of a graph. In this chapter, we will review some of the more common analytic techniques that are broadly applicable to many different types ...

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