How to upload data into Gephi

An intorduction to Gephi

 

This is the first in a series of blogs focusing on social network analysis (SNA) using Gephi. This first blog (or video blog) will give you an insight into Gephi and explains how to upload data into Gephi. Gephi is a tool for data analysts and scientists who want to present social networks in a graphical format.  It is a complementary tool to traditional statistics, as visual thinking with interactive interfaces is now recognized to facilitate reasoning. This is a software for Exploratory Data Analysis, a paradigm appeared in the Visual Analytics field of research.

 For those of you who need access to Gephi you’ll find the download facility here.

This vlog looks at the fundamentals of Gephi, giving viewers an introduction to social network analysis (SNA) and Gephi.

 

This is the first of 3 vlogs which demonstrates the process of creating your social network in a Spreadsheet then uploading it into Gephi. It covers some of the obstacles you may meet and how to overcome them. The import here is a CSV file.


 

 

This is the second of 3 vlogs which demonstrates the process of creating your social network in a Spreadsheet then uploading it into Gephi. It covers some of the obstacles you may meet and how to overcome them. The import here is a XLS file.

 

This is the third of 3 vlogs which demonstrates the process of creating your social network in a Spreadsheet then uploading it into Gephi. It covers some of the obstacles you may meet and how to overcome them. Here we look at self loops and an overview of the graph.

 

Look forward to our next blog which will focus on the graphical elements of Gephi.

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr Alan Shaw is a Senior Lecturer and Marketing consultant focusing on a range of sectors. His main interests are in strategy development, social marketing, digital marketing, advertising, consumer behaviour and marketing application.