networkStat {bibliometrix}  R Documentation 
Calculating network summary statistics
Description
networkStat
calculates main network statistics.
Usage
networkStat(object, stat = "network", type = "degree")
Arguments
object 
is a network matrix obtained by the function 
stat 
is a character. It indicates which statistics are to be calculated. 
type 
is a character. It indicates which centrality index is calculated. type values can be c("degree", "closeness", "betweenness","eigenvector","pagerank","hub","authority", "all"). Default is "degree". 
Details
The function networkStat
can calculate the main network statistics from a bibliographic network previously created by biblioNetwork
.
Value
It is a list containing the following elements:
graph  a network object of the class igraph 

network  a communities a list with the main statistics of the network 

vertex  a data frame with the main measures of centrality and prestige of vertices. 
See Also
biblioNetwork
to compute a bibliographic network.
cocMatrix
to compute a cooccurrence matrix.
biblioAnalysis
to perform a bibliometric analysis.
Examples
# EXAMPLE Cocitation network
# to run the example, please remove # from the beginning of the following lines
# data(scientometrics, package = "bibliometrixData")
# NetMatrix < biblioNetwork(scientometrics, analysis = "cocitation",
# network = "references", sep = ";")
# netstat < networkStat(NetMatrix, stat = "all", type = "degree")