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Complex Network Analysis in Python by Dmitry Zinoviev

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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

Aristotle, Greek philosopher

Chapter 15Harnessing Bipartite Networks

Bipartite networks, also known as two-mode networks, are a mechanism for representing relationships between items that belong to two or more classes or parts (such as students and professors or airlines and airports). Many networks previously seen in this book are bipartite.

In this chapter, you will learn how to check if a network is bipartite, assign the nodes to the respective parts, and convert weighted or unweighted bipartite networks into weighted one-part networks (the latter operation is called “projection”).

You Don’t Have to Be Bipartite—Even If You Can

Being bipartite is both a topological property of a network ...

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