Pajek: analysis and visualization of large networks

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Pajek Manual Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek: Revised and Expanded Second Edition Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek - in Japanese. Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek - in Chinese.

What is new in Pajek 5.04?

Mar 1, 18 Pajek 5.04: Macro / Run Command implemented.
Jan 4, 18 Pajek 5.03: Possibility to search for local and global main paths passing through selected vertices in Cluster added (Network / Acyclic Network / Create (Sub)Network / Main Paths / [Local, Global] Search / Through Vertices in Cluster).
Nov 13, 17 Bug in Network / Signed Network / Info / Structural Balance Inconsistency fixed.
Oct 24, 17 Pajek 5.02a: Bug when reading Ball and Stick files fixed.
Sep 25, 17 Pajek 5.02: ...Complete history since November 15, 1996...

Some hints on Pajek

  Start with the latest version of Pajek

       Changes in main menu structure from Pajek book edition (2.05) to the latest version of Pajek
       Start with Pajek, Test Datasets, More Datasets
       Course on Social Network Analysis with Pajek, supporting programs

  Running Pajek on MAC and Linux

      Running Pajek on MAC
      Running Pajek on Linux
      Running Pajek on Linux64

  Info on Pajek / Introduction to Pajek in different languages

       English: by Andrej Mrvar and Vladimir Batagelj
       Greek: by Dimitrios Rousis
       Italian: by Fernanda Strozzi
       Persian: by Aliakbar Akbaritabar
             1. Videos (by Michael Henninger): 1, 2, 3
             2. by Vladimir Batagelj and Andrej Mrvar
             1. by Marion Maisonobe
             2. by Pierre Mercklé
             1. by Universidad Nacional del Sur (Argentina)
             2. by Alejandro A. Ruiz León and Nina Ines Jung
             1. Videos (by Rafael Barbastefano): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
             2. by Ivette Luna
             3. by Andre M. Sarmento
             1. Videos: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3.
             2. by Andy Chang
             3. by Feng Lin
             1. by Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
             2. by Yuki Yasuda and Takahisa Wakabayashi
             1. by Dominik Batorski
             2. laboratorium-pajek-1
             3. laboratorium-pajek-2
       Lithuanian: by Gintarė Tautkevičiėnė
             Pajek manual (by Andrej Mrvar)
             Course on Social Network Analysis with Pajek (by Andrej Mrvar)
             Pajek - 20 years (by Andrej Mrvar)

  PajekXXL and Pajek3XL: About, Example 1, Example 2

  Community Detection in Pajek and PajekXXL

      Detecting communities in Pajek and Pajek XXL
      Visualizing communities in Pajek
      Comparing Louvain method and VOS Clustering
      Example of visualizing communities in collaboration network (provided by James Moody)

  Signed Networks in Pajek

      Papers, visualizations, animations, instructions...

  Analysis of Genealogies with Pajek

      Papers, presentations, fragments, macros...

  Analysis of Citation Networks

      Main path analysis

  Using Unicode, LOG and MCR files

       Using Unicode in Pajek
       Macros and session (LOG) files

  SVG, EPS and VOS Visualizations

       Exporting Visualizations to VOSviewer
       Example of using Tooltips in SVG export
       Bezier curves as default shapes of lines in Pajek
       Animations of the Correlates of War data
       Some visualizations with symbols
       Drawing edges and arcs transparently in Pajek
       Drawing vertices transparently in Pajek
       Solving the problem of unwanted visibility of lines behind transparent vertices in Pajek
       house, man, and woman as additional shapes

  Supporting programs

       PajekToSvgAnim (by Darko Brvar): Zip (version, August 19, 2016), TestData, Manual
       txt2Pajek (by Juergen Pfeffer): Create Pajek files from text files (version 3)
       NeuroData's Graph Database Online converter among several network formats (including Pajek)
       Web Crawlers with export to Pajek: SocSciBot, UrlNet
       socilab (by Craig Tutterow): Visualize your LinkedIn Network and save it as Pajek NET file
       Visual History for Chrome (by Samer Kurdi): Chrome extension that presents URLs visually,
           as an interactive chart and saves it as Pajek NET file. Download

  Questions regarding Pajek

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