[R] FYI conflict between statnet, igraph

Gábor Csárdi csardi at rmki.kfki.hu
Tue Aug 18 12:54:32 CEST 2009


I believe that the reason for this is that both packages define
functions with the same name and the 'network' package does not have a

A possible workaround is to load the 'igraph' package first, and then
'statnet' (which loads 'network', etc.) next. At least


works fine. Best,

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 9:12 PM, Ben
Mazzotta<benjamin.mazzotta at tufts.edu> wrote:
> Dear R users:
> There appears to be a conflict between the statnet package and the
> igraph package.
> With igraph loaded into memory, the network() function of statnet
> failed, returning the error to the effect that the matrix being
> converted was "not a graph object." Removing igraph from memory restored
> statnet to proper function.
> Apologies if this is redundant. I could not find this documented in the
> help archives or in the docs for either package.
> Best,
> --
> Ben Mazzotta
> PhD Candidate
> Fletcher School, Tufts University
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