DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.graph  

This is the development version of graph; for the stable release version, see graph.

graph: A package to handle graph data structures

Bioconductor version: Development (3.18)

A package that implements some simple graph handling capabilities.

Author: R Gentleman [aut], Elizabeth Whalen [aut], W Huber [aut], S Falcon [aut], Halimat C. Atanda [ctb] (Converted 'MultiGraphClass' and 'GraphClass' vignettes from Sweave to RMarkdown / HTML.), Paul Villafuerte [ctb] (Converted 'clusterGraph' vignette from Sweave to RMarkdown / HTML.), Aliyu Atiku Mustapha [ctb] (Converted 'Graph' vignette from Sweave to RMarkdown / HTML.), Bioconductor Package Maintainer [cre]

Maintainer: Bioconductor Package Maintainer <maintainer at>

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PDF R Script Attributes for Graph Objects
HTML R Script clusterGraph and distGraph
HTML R Script Graph Design
HTML R Script graphBAM and MultiGraph Classes
HTML R Script How to use the graph package
PDF   Reference Manual


biocViews GraphAndNetwork, Software
Version 1.79.2
In Bioconductor since BioC 1.6 (R-2.1) or earlier (> 18.5 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 2.10), methods, BiocGenerics(>= 0.13.11)
Imports stats, stats4, utils
Suggests SparseM (>= 0.36), XML, RBGL, RUnit, cluster, BiocStyle, knitr
Enhances Rgraphviz
Depends On Me apComplex, biocGraph, BioMVCClass, BioNet, BLMA, CellNOptR, clipper, CNORfeeder, EnrichmentBrowser, flowMerge, gaggle, GOstats, GraphAT, GRridge, GSEABase, hypergraph, keggorthology, maigesPack, MineICA, pathRender, Pigengene, RbcBook1, RBGL, RBioinf, RCyjs, Rgraphviz, ROntoTools, SNAData, SRAdb, topGO, vtpnet, yeastExpData
Imports Me AnnotationHubData, BgeeDB, BiocCheck, BiocFHIR, biocGraph, BiocOncoTK, BiocPkgTools, biocViews, BioPlex, bnem, CAMERA, Category, categoryCompare, chimeraviz, ChIPpeakAnno, CHRONOS, consICA, CytoML, dce, DEGraph, DEsubs, epiNEM, EventPointer, fgga, flowClust, flowWorkspace, gage, GeneNetworkBuilder, GenomicInteractionNodes, GOSim, GraphAT, graphite, hyperdraw, KEGGgraph, keggorthology, keggorthology, mirIntegrator, mnem, NCIgraph, NeighborNet, netresponse, OncoSimulR, ontoProc, openCyto, oposSOM, OrganismDbi, pathview, PFP, PhenStat, pwOmics, qpgraph, RCy3, RGraph2js, rsbml, Rtreemix, SGCP, SplicingGraphs, Streamer, trackViewer, VariantFiltering
Suggests Me AnnotationDbi, DAPAR, DEGraph, EBcoexpress, ecolitk, gwascat, KEGGlincs, MLP, NetPathMiner, rBiopaxParser, RCX, rTRM, S4Vectors, SPIA, VariantTools
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