Functions to save/load
CDlib communities to/from file.
The easiest way to save the result of a community discovery algorithm is to organize it in a .csv file. The following methods allows to read/write communities to/from csv.
||Read community list from comma separated value (csv) file.|
||Save community structure to comma separated value (csv) file.|
CSV formatting allows only to save/retrieve NodeClustering object loosing most of the metadata present in the CD computation result - e.g., algorithm name, parameters, coverage…
JSON format allows to store/load community discovery algorithm results in a more comprehensive way.
||Read community list from JSON file.|
||Generate a JSON representation of the clustering object|
JSON formatting allows only to save/retrieve all kind of Clustering object maintaining all their metadata - except for the graph object instance.