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IPython Interactive Computing and Visualization Cookbook by Cyrille Rossant

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Manipulating and visualizing graphs with NetworkX

In this recipe, we will show how to create, manipulate, and visualize graphs with NetworkX.

Getting ready

You can find the installation instructions for NetworkX in the official documentation at http://networkx.github.io/documentation/latest/install.html.

With Anaconda, you can type conda install networkx in a terminal. Alternatively, you can type pip install networkx. On Windows, you can also use Chris Gohlke's installer, available at www.lfd.uci.edu/~gohlke/pythonlibs/#networkx.

How to do it…

  1. Let's import NumPy, NetworkX, and matplotlib:
    In [1]: import numpy as np
            import networkx as nx
            import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
            %matplotlib inline
  2. There are many different ways of creating a graph. Here, we create ...

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