Taylor, Alan and Higham, Desmond (2010) *NESSIE : Network Example Source Supporting Innovative Experimentation.* In: Network Science. Springer, London, pp. 85-106. ISBN 9781849963954

## Abstract

We describe a new web-based facility that makes available some realistic examples of complex networks. NESSIE (Network Example Source Supporting Innovative Experimentation) currently contains 12 specific networks from a diverse range of application areas, with a Scottish emphasis. This collection of data sets is designed to be useful for researchers in network science who wish to evaluate new algorithms, concepts and models. The data sets are available to download in two formats (MATLAB’s .mat format and .txt files readable by packages such as Pajek), and some basic MATLAB tools for computing summary statistics are also provided.

Item type: | Book Section |
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ID code: | 29583 |

Notes: | e-isbn: 9781849963961 |

Keywords: | network science , algorithms, concepts , models, .mat format , .txt files , Pajek, MATLAB, Mathematics, Probabilities. Mathematical statistics |

Subjects: | Science > Mathematics Science > Mathematics > Probabilities. Mathematical statistics |

Department: | Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics |

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Depositing user: | Pure Administrator |

Date Deposited: | 16 May 2011 15:26 |

Last modified: | 17 Jul 2013 13:43 |

URI: | http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/29583 |

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