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R Data Visualization Cookbook by Atmajitsinh Gohil

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Constructing network plots

One of the first visualizations that introduced me to network plots was Visualizing Friendships. Network plots are not just limited to social networks but are observed in finance to study the linkages between Markets; they have been implemented in medicine to study the spread of viruses; and they have also been used to study social dynamics of groups, such as a network of friends. Network is an actively researched field and lots of books and articles have been published on it.

In this recipe, we will study the basics of creating a network plot using a random dataset.

Constructing network plots

Getting ready

We will construct a network plot using the ...

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