Pajek— Analysis and Visualization of Large Networks

  • Vladimir Batagelj
  • Andrej Mrvar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2265)


Pajek (spider, in Slovene) is a program package, for Windows (32 bit), for analysis and visualization of large networks (having thousands of vertices). It is freely available, for noncommercial use, at its home page:


Large Network Social Network Analysis Graph Drawing Lanczos Algorithm Scalable Vector Graphic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Batagelj
    • 1
  • Andrej Mrvar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of mathematicsFMF, University of LjubljanaLjubljana
  2. 2.Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljana

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