To cite the PAFit package in your publications, please cite Ref. 1. Additionally, depending on which method you use, please cite more accordingly: if you jointly estimate the PA function and node fitnesses, please cite Ref. 2, or if you estimate the PA function in isolation, please cite Ref. 3.

1. Pham T, Sheridan P and Shimodaira H (2017). PAFit: an R Package for Estimating Preferential Attachment and Node Fitness in Temporal Complex Networks. arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.06017

2. Pham T, Sheridan P and Shimodaira H (2016). Joint Estimation of Preferential Attachment and Node Fitness in Growing Complex Networks. Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 32558.<doi:10.1038/srep32558>

3. Pham T, Sheridan P and Shimodaira H (2015). PAFit: A Statistical Method for Measuring Preferential Attachment in Temporal Complex Networks. PLOS ONE 10(9): e0137796.<doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137796>

Corresponding BibTeX entries:

  @Article{,
    title = {PAFit: an R Package for Modeling and Estimating
      Preferential Attachment and Node Fitness in Temporal Complex
      Networks},
    author = {Thong Pham and Paul Sheridan and Hidetoshi Shimodaira},
    journal = {arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.06017},
    year = {2017},
  }
  @Article{,
    author = {Thong Pham and Paul Sheridan and Hidetoshi Shimodaira},
    journal = {Scientific Reports},
    title = {Joint Estimation of Preferential Attachment and Node
      Fitness in Growing Complex Networks},
    year = {2016},
    month = {9},
    volumn = {6},
    pages = {32558 EP},
    publisher = {Nature Publishing Group},
    doi = {10.1038/srep32558},
    url = {http://www.nature.com/articles/srep32558},
  }
  @Article{,
    author = {Thong Pham and Paul Sheridan and Hidetoshi Shimodaira},
    journal = {PLOS ONE},
    title = {PAFit: A Statistical Method for Measuring Preferential
      Attachment in Temporal Complex Networks},
    year = {2015},
    month = {9},
    volumn = {10},
    pages = {1-18},
    publisher = {Public Library of Science},
    doi = {10.1371/journal.pone.0137796},
    url = {https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0137796},
  }