networkx.generators.small.krackhardt_kite_graph

krackhardt_kite_graph(create_using=None)[source]

Returns the Krackhardt Kite Social Network.

A 10 actor social network introduced by David Krackhardt to illustrate different centrality measures [1].

Parameters
create_usingNetworkX graph constructor, optional (default=nx.Graph)

Graph type to create. If graph instance, then cleared before populated.

Returns
Gnetworkx Graph

Krackhardt Kite graph with 10 nodes and 18 edges

Notes

The traditional labeling is: Andre=1, Beverley=2, Carol=3, Diane=4, Ed=5, Fernando=6, Garth=7, Heather=8, Ike=9, Jane=10.

References

1

Krackhardt, David. “Assessing the Political Landscape: Structure, Cognition, and Power in Organizations”. Administrative Science Quarterly. 35 (2): 342–369. doi:10.2307/2393394. JSTOR 2393394. June 1990.