Interactive Network Graph Visualization for NDTV-generate graphs using D3 animation
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ndtv-d3 : Interactive HTML5 Network Graph Animation for NDTV-generated graphs using D3

ndtv-d3 is an web-based interactive player app for animations of dynamic networks created with the ndtv R package. It takes JSON-formatted input files (normally produced by ndtv) describing the node positions, changing network relationships and graphic properties and displays them as a 'movie' illustrating the changes in a network object over time. The 'movie' is a zoomable, interactive SVG object with animation play controls and a scrub-able timeline for navigation.

The ndtv-d3 library was created by Greg Michalec and Skye Bender-deMoll for the statnet project funded by NICHD grant R01HD068395. Based on 'statnet' project software ( For license and attribution information, please see the LICENSE file or

For a demo, please see

If the ndtv package is install in R, networks can be exported with


For a quick vignette, see

Copyright 2015 Statnet Commons

To cite this project, please use:

Greg Michalec, Skye Bender-deMoll, Martina Morris (2014) 'ndtv-d3: an HTML5 network animation player for the ndtv package' The statnet project.