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Hierarchy Extractor

Network Base Plug-in version 4.3.1.v202101261633 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Creates a hierarchical network from a given property member table.


Property column
Column that contains the properties that should be arranged hierarchically.
Members column
Collection column that contains the members of the corresponding property.
Minimum number of members
Properties with less than the specified number of members are ignored during hierarchy creation.
Add members info
Select this option to add member information to each node in the hierarchy.
Add statistics
Adds statistics a network features to the result graph such as encoding costs and runtime of the algorithm.
Merging strategy
MDL: Considers only the changes in the MDL for encoding each element separate and encoding the merged element. MDL_PARENT: Considers also the effects the merging might have on the parent of the newly merged element.

Input Ports

The table with properties and members.

Output Ports

Graph with the extracted property hierarchy.

Best Friends (Incoming)

Best Friends (Outgoing)


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