Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining

2018 Edition
| Editors: Reda Alhajj, Jon Rokne

Gephi

  • Sébastien Heymann
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7131-2_299

Synonyms

Glossary

API

An application programming interface is an interface for software components to communicate with each other with a clear separation of components

Homophily

Tendency to link to similar others

Layout

Algorithm which calculates the position of elements in a graphic space

Raster Image

Image encoded by a two-dimensional matrix of pixels

Shortest Path

Minimal distance between two nodes of a network

Sparkline

Small intense, simple, word-sized graphic with typographic resolution

Subgraph

Graph whose nodes and edges connecting these nodes are a subset of a graph

Vector Image

Images encoded by a set of geometrical functions

Definition

Gephi was created in 2008 by Mathieu Bastian, Sébastien Heymann, and Mathieu Jacomy and extended by Eduardo Ramos Ibañez, Cezary Bartosiak, Julian Bilcke, Patrick McSweeney, André Panisson, Jérémy Subtil, Helder Suzuki, Martin Skurla, and Antonio Patriarca....

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LIP6, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC)ParisFrance

Section editors and affiliations

  • Vladimir Batagelj
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia