`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 and Morris M (2016). ergm: Fit, Simulate and Diagnose Exponential-Family Models for Networks. The Statnet Project (http://www.statnet.org). R package version 3.6.0, http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=ergm.

Hunter DR, Handcock MS, Butts CT, Goodreau SM, Morris and Martina (2008). “ergm: A Package to Fit, Simulate and Diagnose Exponential-Family Models for Networks.” Journal of Statistical Software, 24(3), pp. 1–29.

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 made 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{http://www.statnet.org})},
    year = {2016},
    note = {R package version 3.6.0},
    url = {http://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 {Morris} and {Martina}},
    journal = {Journal of Statistical Software},
    year = {2008},
    volume = {24},
    number = {3},
    pages = {1--29},
  }