# Using R to Build and Assess Network Models in Biology

Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena (2011)

- Volume: 6, Issue: 6, page 61-75
- ISSN: 0973-5348

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topHartvigsen, G.. "Using R to Build and Assess Network Models in Biology." Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena 6.6 (2011): 61-75. <http://eudml.org/doc/222427>.

@article{Hartvigsen2011,

abstract = {In this paper we build and analyze networks using the statistical and programming
environment R and the igraph package. We investigate random, small-world, and scale-free
networks and test a standard problem of connectivity on a random graph. We then develop a
method to study how vaccination can alter the structure of a disease transmission network.
We also discuss a variety of other uses for networks in biology. },

author = {Hartvigsen, G.},

journal = {Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena},

keywords = {networks; graph theory; R; igraph; modeling disease dynamics},

language = {eng},

month = {10},

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publisher = {EDP Sciences},

title = {Using R to Build and Assess Network Models in Biology},

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volume = {6},

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AB - In this paper we build and analyze networks using the statistical and programming
environment R and the igraph package. We investigate random, small-world, and scale-free
networks and test a standard problem of connectivity on a random graph. We then develop a
method to study how vaccination can alter the structure of a disease transmission network.
We also discuss a variety of other uses for networks in biology.

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