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Complex Network Analysis in Python by Dmitry Zinoviev

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Chapter 8Measuring Networks

Almost everything you have seen so far in this book has been about constructing complex networks, not about analyzing them. In other words, it was CN, but not CNA. This chapter delves into CNA and introduces some important CNA toolsets. You will learn how to measure dyadic, triadic, and global properties of network nodes: distances, loops, clustering coefficient, assortativity, ...

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