Samuel Thiriot

Monday 14 November 2016
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YANG (Yet Another Network Generator) is a laboratory devoted to the reconstruction of plausible networks from local rules. It was applied to the recunstruction of social networks in Kenya, of social networks of economic solidarity in the Mayotte island and to the construction of neural networks inspired by neurobiological studies.

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Social network reconstructed from local observations for Nyanza, Kenya
The network includes family links (maternity, paternity, siblings, grand mother, etc.), colleagues and frienships. Colors represent spatial locations.
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Stylized network for communication in a labour market
Nodes are colored according to spatial area.

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List of the resources shared on this website: models, data, sourcecode
Simple Interconnected Islands network generator
Overview The Simple Interconnect Islands (SII) network generator creates networks made of nb.islands islands. Each island is made of a random network of (...)
Growing Interconnected Islands network generator
Overview In this variation of Simple Interconnected Islands, each island is made of a growing network instead of a random network. Leads to a skewed (...)
Networks: manipulate them in Java
How to generate, analyze, manipulate networks in Java ? Here is a panorama (not exhustive) of the existing libraries. JUNG The JUNG framework (...)
Networks: software
Software for networks analysis The igraph package ( is a must-have. It includes basic network generators, efficient and (...)
Networks: persist them
How, where to save graphs and networks ? The classical solution is to store graphs into files using formats as interoperable as possible; yet more and more (...)
Networks: public data
Network data is sometimes freely available online. Here are some examples. Real networks and data many sources in the KONECT site web map as a graph DOMES (...)
LaTeX: tricks
Math environment and equationsAutomatic line breaks in math environment When a formula is long enough, it cannot be entirely displayed in one unique line. (...)

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