Cytoscape 3.0.1 API

Interface CyRootNetwork

All Superinterfaces:
CyDisposable, CyIdentifiable, CyNetwork

public interface CyRootNetwork
extends CyNetwork

CyRootNetwork is an interface for managing Cytoscape's meta-network implementation. While most applications (and users!) will treat each CyNetwork created within Cytoscape as an independent network, beginning with Cytoscape 3.0, Cytoscape has provided a mechanism for implementing a more complex meta-network structure that can be used for a variety of other use cases, including implementing subnetworks and shared nodes between subnetworks. Beyond the concepts and methods provided by CyNetwork a meta-network adds three new concepts: