Pajek - Program for Large Network Analysis


Pajek (Slovene word for Spider) is a program, for Windows, for analysis and visualization of large networks. It is freely available, for noncommercial use, at its download page. See also a reference manual for Pajek (in PDF). The development of Pajek is traced in its History. See also an overview of Pajek's background and development.

Pajek is developed by Vladimir Batagelj and Andrej Mrvar. Some procedures were contributed also by Matjaž Zaveršnik.

An improved version of the paper Batagelj V., Mrvar A.: Pajek - Program for Large Network Analysis, presented at Sunbelt'97, was published in Connections 21(1998)2, 47-57 - (preprint Prison Kinemage).

For a short description see:

A detailed introduction to Pajek is given in the book W. de Nooy, A. Mrvar, V. Batagelj: Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek, CUP, 2005. Appendix 4. ESNA in Japanese (trans. Yuki Yasuda), 2010. Second edition, 2011. ESNA2 in Chinese (trans. Feng Lin), 2012; Second Chinese edition (trans. Feng Lin), 2014.

Different applications of Pajek in analysis of large networks are presented in the book Batagelj V., Doreian P., Ferligoj A., Kejžar N.: Understanding Large Temporal Networks and Spatial Networks: Exploration, Pattern Searching, Visualization and Network Evolution. Wiley Series in Computational and Quantitative Social Science. Wiley, 2014.

Pajek supports also generalized blockmodeling as described in the book Doreian P., Batagelj V., Ferligoj A.: Generalized Blockmodeling. Structural Analysis in the Social Sciences. Cambridge University Press, 2004.

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