‘ergm’ is part of the Statnet suite of packages. If you are using the ‘ergm’ package for research that will be published, we request that you acknowledge this by citing the following. For BibTeX format, use toBibtex(citation("ergm")).

Handcock M, Hunter D, Butts C, Goodreau S, Krivitsky P, Morris M (2021). ergm: Fit, Simulate and Diagnose Exponential-Family Models for Networks. The Statnet Project (https://statnet.org). R package version 4.0.1, https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=ergm.

Hunter D, Handcock M, Butts C, Goodreau S, Morris M (2008). “ergm: A Package to Fit, Simulate and Diagnose Exponential-Family Models for Networks.” Journal of Statistical Software, 24(3), 1–29.

Krivitsky P, Hunter D, Morris M, Klumb C (2021). “ergm 4.0: New features and improvements.” arXiv:2106.04997.

We have invested a lot of time and effort in creating the Statnet suite of packages for use by other researchers. Please cite it in all papers where it is used. The package ‘ergm’ is distributed under the terms of the license GPL-3 + file LICENSE.

Corresponding BibTeX entries:

  @Manual{,
    author = {Mark S. Handcock and David R. Hunter and Carter T. Butts
      and Steven M. Goodreau and Pavel N. Krivitsky and Martina
      Morris},
    title = {ergm: Fit, Simulate and Diagnose Exponential-Family Models
      for Networks},
    organization = {The Statnet Project (\url{https://statnet.org})},
    year = {2021},
    note = {R package version 4.0.1},
    url = {https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=ergm},
  }
  @Article{,
    title = {ergm: A Package to Fit, Simulate and Diagnose
      Exponential-Family Models for Networks},
    author = {David R. Hunter and Mark S. Handcock and Carter T. Butts
      and Steven M. Goodreau and Martina Morris},
    journal = {Journal of Statistical Software},
    year = {2008},
    volume = {24},
    number = {3},
    pages = {1--29},
  }
  @Misc{,
    title = {ergm 4.0: New features and improvements},
    author = {Pavel N. Krivitsky and David R. Hunter and Martina Morris
      and Chad Klumb},
    eprint = {arXiv:2106.04997},
    year = {2021},
  }