Announcement: Release of Snap.py 6.0

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Rok Sosic

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Dec 30, 2020, 7:58:58 PM12/30/20
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Hi,

The SNAP group at Stanford University is pleased to announce the release of
Snap.py 6.0 - SNAP for Python. This version is a major release with a large
number of new features, most notably a significantly improved way to call
Snap.py functions in Python, a NetworkX compatibility layer, standard Python
functions to handle SNAP vector and hash types, new functions for egonets and
graph union, and a completely revised package building infrastructure with a
better support for various versions of Python. These enhancements are backward
compatible, so existing Snap.py based programs should continue to work.

Snap.py is a Python interface for SNAP. SNAP is a general purpose, high
performance system for analysis and manipulation of large networks. SNAP is
written in C++ and optimized for maximum performance and compact graph
representation. It easily scales to massive networks with hundreds of millions
of nodes, and billions of edges.

Snap.py provides performance benefits of SNAP, combined with flexibility of
Python. Most of the SNAP functionality is available via Snap.py in Python.

Snap.py 6.0 is available for install with:
  python -m pip install snap-stanford

Manuals and other documentation are available at:
  http://snap.stanford.edu/snappy

Release notes can be viewed here:
  http://snap.stanford.edu/snappy/release/RELEASE.txt

Enjoy,
Rok
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Rok Sosic
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