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Raju Kumar Mishra and Sundar Rajan RamanPySpark SQL Recipeshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4335-0_9

9. GraphFrames

Raju Kumar Mishra1  and Sundar Rajan Raman2
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

GraphFrames are an abstraction of DataFrames that are used to do Graph Analytics. Graph Analytics stems from the mathematical Graph Theory. Graph Theory is a very important theory used to represent relationships between entities, which we can use to perform various analyses. You are using Graph Theory in your everyday life when using Google. Google introduced the PageRank algorithm that is based on Graph Theory. It tries to identify the most influential website that suits your search ...

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