`statnet` is part of the Statnet suite of packages. If you are using the `statnet` package for research that will be published, we request that you acknowledge this by citing the following. For BibTeX format, use toBibtex(citation("statnet")).

Handcock M, Hunter D, Butts C, Goodreau S, Krivitsky P, Bender-deMoll S and Morris M (2016). statnet: Software Tools for the Statistical Analysis of Network Data. The Statnet Project (http://www.statnet.org). R package version 2016.9, CRAN.R-project.org/package=statnet.

Handcock M, Hunter D, Butts C, Goodreau S and Morris M (2008). “statnet: Software Tools for the Representation, Visualization, Analysis and Simulation of Network Data.” Journal of Statistical Software, 24(1), pp. 1–11. http://www.jstatsoft.org/v24/i01.

We have invested a lot of time and effort in creating the Statnet suite of packages for use by other researchers. Please cite it in all papers where it is used. The package statnet is made distributed under the terms of the license: GPL-3 + file LICENSE

Corresponding BibTeX entries:

  @Manual{,
    author = {Mark S. Handcock and David R. Hunter and Carter T. Butts
      and Steven M. Goodreau and Pavel N. Krivitsky and Skye
      Bender-deMoll and Martina Morris},
    title = {statnet: Software Tools for the Statistical Analysis of
      Network Data},
    organization = {The Statnet Project
      (\url{http://www.statnet.org})},
    year = {2016},
    note = {R package version 2016.9},
    url = {CRAN.R-project.org/package=statnet},
  }
  @Article{,
    title = {statnet: Software Tools for the Representation,
      Visualization, Analysis and Simulation of Network Data},
    author = {Mark S. Handcock and David R. Hunter and Carter T. Butts
      and Steven M. Goodreau and Martina Morris},
    journal = {Journal of Statistical Software},
    year = {2008},
    volume = {24},
    number = {1},
    pages = {1--11},
    url = {http://www.jstatsoft.org/v24/i01},
  }