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Social Networks Visualizer

Social Networks Visualizer (SocNetV) is a flexible and user-friendly tool for the analysis and visualization of Social Networks. It lets you construct mathematical graphs with a few clicks on a virtual canvas, load networks of various formats (GraphViz, GraphML, Adjacency, Pajek, UCINET, etc), or create a network by crawling all links in a Web page. The application can compute basic network properties, such as density, diameter, and distances (shortest path lengths), as well as more advanced structural statistics, such as node and network centralities (i.e. closeness, betweenness, graph), clustering coefficient, etc.

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  •  28 Feb 2014 14:32

    Release Notes: This is the first version using Qt 5. It features PageRank calculation and layout, a new reference item: SRS Documentation by Vagelis Motesnitsalis, re-introduced the GraphViz import menu option, and initializes the "Spring Embedder" tab checkbox to none when the user creates a new network.

    •  13 Oct 2010 20:55

      Release Notes: Power & Information Centrality (Stephenson & Zelen) calculation was added along with new radial layouts according to these centralities, orphan node filtering, two-mode affiliation networks import, and more automatically recreated known data sets. Several bugs were fixed. The user manual was updated. Counts of outLinkedNodes, inLinkedNodes, and reciprocalLinkedNodes were removed because they were causing too much overhead when loading large networks. The relevant LCDs were also dropped from the UI.

      •  28 Jan 2010 09:50

        Release Notes: Known data sets (such as Florentine family relationships) may now be automatically recreated. SocNetV can now read two kinds of lists: weighted lists and simple (unweighted) lists. Various bugs were fixed.

        •  09 Jan 2010 07:23

          Release Notes: Triad Census and clique numbers for each node statistics were added. The embedded text editor can now be used to directly copy and paste network data. Initial read support was provided for list formatted files. Read support for CSV formatted sociomatrix files was added. Dot format support was greaty improved. Faster network load times were achieved thanks to control variables. Keyboard shortcuts were added for Centralities. The Import network menu was refactored. The user must define the network format of the file at hand.

          •  29 Jun 2009 19:37

            Release Notes: This is the first Web crawler implementation. Use Shift+C to test it. It oesn't support frames yet. Multiple nodes can be selected with the mouse. Press and hold the left mouse button somewhere on the canvas, then move the mouse to test it. Bug #379204, which was crashing SocNetV when creating small worlds above 201 nodes, has been fixed. Bug #381096 (crashing SocNetV in Edge Filtering when an edge was reciprocal) has been fixed. Bug #381094 (weight changes not recorded correctly in symmetric edges) has been fixed. Random Layout is back. Speed improvements in the FindNode method.


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