This is a paper by Heike Hofmann (@heike), Sam Tyner (@sctyner) and François Briatte (@briatte). Corresponding repos are sctyner/geomnet, briatte/ggnet and briatte/ggnetwork.
Create the paper by compiling
RJwrapper.Rnw to PDF;
tyner-briatte-hofmann.Rnw will be compiled as a child.
runtimes folder contains a script to test the average runtime of each network plotting function against random networks of varying sizes, as well as the results of this script on a mid-2012 MacBook Air (1.8 GHz Intel Core i5, 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM).