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IsoRank

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IsoRank.jl is a Julia implementation of IsoRank as described in "Global alignment of multiple protein interaction networks with application to functional orthology detection", Rohit Singh, Jinbo Xu, and Bonnie Berger (2008). IsoRank.jl also contains a PageRank implementation. The greedy network alignment method is also implemented here.

IsoRank calculates the topological similarity of all pairs of nodes across two networks, with the assumption that a node is similar to another node if the node's neighbors are similar to the other node's neighbors. IsoRank can also use prior node similarity information while calculating this topological node similarity measure.

The IsoRank matrix is calculated by creating the product graph of two networks, and then performing PageRank on the product graph. PageRank is done by using the power method to calculate the dominant eigenvector of the modified adjacency matrix of the product graph. Since IsoRank.jl doesn't explicitly build the product graph in order to perform power iteration, it has much better time and space complexity compared to other implementations of IsoRank. This implementation of IsoRank runs in O(K(|V|^2+|V||E|)), where |V| and|E| are the number of nodes and edges in the two networks, and K is the total number of iterations required to converge under the power method.

Installation

IsoRank can be installed as follows.

Pkg.add("IsoRank")

Documentation

Available here.

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