Table 1

Comparison of network analysis tools.

Tool

FUGA

BIT

BGL

BCT

NATbox

igraph

NeAT

NWB

IN

GG


Interface

MATLAB

MATLAB

MATLAB

MATLAB

R

C/R/Python

Web-based

Java

Java

Java


User-defined networks


Curated pathway/network content: API


Computational network reconstruction


Statistical network analysis


Biological enrichment/annotation


Expression analysis


BIT = MATLAB Bioinformatics Toolbox, BGL = MATLABBGL, BCT = Brain Connectivity Toolbox, NWB = Network Workbench, IN = Ingenuity Pathways Analysis, GG = GeneGo.

Drozdov et al. BMC Research Notes 2011 4:462   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-462

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