Re: [R] drawing a network digraph

From: Seth Falcon <>
Date: Thu 04 Aug 2005 - 23:39:38 EST

On 4 Aug 2005, wrote:

> Dear R users, I have a matrix with 2 columns with the variables:
> "daughter index", "mother index". I would like to draw a network
> digraph using this data, where each daughter is connected to a
> mother and between the connections inlcude a circle with the
> information on the indices ("daughter index", "mother index"):
> i.e. something similar to graphs produced by graphviz. I am
> clueless. I have looked at the libraries SEM and SNA but it looks
> like they can't help my cause. Hope you help. Vumani

You want the Rgraphviz package from Bioconductor. To use Rgraphviz, you will need to first install graphviz.

To install Rgraphviz:

  If you are on a Linux type system with R-2.1.x:


  If you use Windows, you need to use an R-devel snapshot in order to   (easily) access Bioconductor development packages (Rgraphviz was   only recently ported to Windows). But the commands to install are   the same as above.

HTH, + seth mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Thu Aug 04 23:44:34 2005

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