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Module (with data) to work with the dogi and dogaresse of the Venetian republic and their relatives. Main intention is to analyze social networks resulting from marriages and other interactions.


Install released versions from CRAN as usual, or development version from here



It grew from the data used in this paper; please cite it if you are using this module:

  doi = {10.48550/ARXIV.2209.07334},
  url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/2209.07334},
  author = {Merelo-Guervós, J. J.},
  keywords = {Social and Information Networks (cs.SI), Computers and Society (cs.CY), FOS: Computer and information sciences, FOS: Computer and information sciences},
  title = {What is a good doge? Analyzing the patrician social network of the Republic of Venice},
  publisher = {arXiv},
  year = {2022},
  copyright = {Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International}

You can retrieve this from the bibliography file along with other references used in examples.


This package includes a few vignettes. Once installed, write vignette("dogesr") to check what’s available. Also

Work with data

Data in its original format is stored in the data-raw directory. If you change that data anyhow, type make to rebuild the R data files (contained in the data ) directory.

Any further change (columns and suchlike) will also require modification of the documentation at the man directory.


Please check the reports subdirectory for published papers that use this library, and their sources, which is released under a free license.


The contents of this repository are (c) JJ Merelo, 2022, 2023, and are released under the GPL 3 license. Please check the LICENSE for details.