Random Walk Calculation and Network Analysis in ArcGIS
This tool can be used in ArcGIS as a python tool box to calculate the Random Walk Values of a given road network.The code is provided as it is. You can use it to test your own dataset freely. When publish your work, please cite it as:
Wei, X and X. A. Yao (2014). The Random Walk Value for Ranking Spatial Characteristics in Road Networks. Geographical Analysis 46 (4):411–434.
Demo video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NahxrGiQHA
Four functions are provided:
- Graph/network construct;
- Random walk calculate;
- Random walk result check;
- Network measurement calculate (using Networkx), .e.g, degree, clossness, betweenness and PageRank.