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Philippine Elections Chatters

The plots below show the Mention Network of Twitter users (bots and humans) discussing the Philippine Elections. Building a network such as the ones here can help one to visualize (and even … Continue reading

March 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Voters Combine Candidates on the Ballot: The Case of the Philippine Senatorial Elections

In the Philippines, senators are nationally elected officials, and citizens vote for 12 candidates every three years. The country’s electoral features include a weak party system, a low-information environment for … Continue reading

February 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

GraphTool Vertex Attributes

It did take me some time to figure out how to obtain a node’s attribute is using Python’s graph-tool package. In this example, we have a directed graph g with … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

PyPI Dependency Network

The Python Package Index is a repository of software for the Python programming language. What my colleague Ed David and I did were mine all the packages in the site … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · 1 Comment


For a few years now, I have been using NetworkX in all works related to networks. It’s a beautiful Python package and I love it. NetworkX is a Python language … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Network Patterns in Pork

In the previous post (PDAF at a glance), we summarised some of the basic ideas behind VILP and PDAF also covering certain issues on the allocations for CY 2007-2009, and … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · 2 Comments