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Instant Cytoscape Complex Network Analysis How-to by Gang Su

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A network with many forms (Intermediate)

Now you have learned how to load networks into Cytoscape and tweak the appearance of the network using various attributes. It is time to organize nodes and edges in a way that is not only visually appealing but also more importantly, telling you a story about the underlying structure. Thankfully Cytoscape is shipped with a very rich collection of layout (how nodes and edges of a network are placed on a 2D plane) functions for you to try—there's got to be one that works for you to interpret your data!

How to do it...

Let's start a new session by importing a network without any prior layout information:

  1. Start a new Cytoscape session.
  2. Go to File | Import | Network (Multiple File Types)….
  3. Import the galFiltered.sif ...

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