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import graph_tool.all as gt
g = gt.collection.ns["hens"]

hens — White Leghorn hens (1946)


Dominance interactions (pecking) among a group of White Leghorn hens, observed in 1946. Edge weights represent the frequency of interaction. The two versions below are equivalent.1

  1. Description obtained from the ICON project. 

Social Animal Weighted
  • A.M. Guhl. "Social behavior of the domestic fowl." Manhattan, Kansas: Kansas State College, Agricultural Experiment Station, Technical Bulletin 73 (1953), https://doi.org/10.2307/3627156 [@sci-hub]
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Name Nodes Edges $\left<k\right>$ $\sigma_k$ $\lambda_h$ $\tau$ $r$ $c$ $\oslash$ $S$ Kind Mode NPs EPs gt GraphML GML csv
hens 32 496 15.50 0.00 30.00 inf nan 1.00 1 1.00 Directed Unipartite 2 KiB 3 KiB 3 KiB 3 KiB
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