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Clojure for Data Science by Henry Garner

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Chapter 8. Network Analysis

 

"The enemy of my enemy is my friend."

 
 --Ancient proverb

This chapter concerns itself with graphs in the mathematical rather than the visual sense. A graph is simply a set of vertices connected by the edges and the simplicity of this abstraction means that graphs are everywhere. They are an effective model for structures as diverse as the hyperlink structure of the web, the physical structure of the internet, and all sorts of networks: roads, telecommunications, and social networks.

Thus, network analysis is hardly new, but it has become particularly popular with the rise of social network analysis. Among the largest sites on the web are social networks, and Google, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn all make use of large-scale ...

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