To cite backbone in publications use:

Domagalski R, Neal Z, Sagan B (2020). backbone: Extracts the Backbone from Weighted Graphs. R package version 1.2.2, https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=backbone.

Domagalski R, Neal Z, Sagan B (2020). “backbone: An R package for extracting the backbone of bipartite projections.” arXiv. https://arxiv.org/abs/1912.12779.

Corresponding BibTeX entries:

  @Manual{,
    title = {{backbone}: Extracts the Backbone from Weighted Graphs},
    author = {Rachel Domagalski and Zachary Neal and Bruce Sagan},
    year = {2020},
    note = {R package version 1.2.2},
    url = {https://CRAN.R-project.org/package=backbone},
  }
  @Article{,
    title = {{backbone}: An R package for extracting the backbone of
      bipartite projections},
    author = {Rachel Domagalski and Zachary Neal and Bruce Sagan},
    year = {2020},
    journal = {arXiv},
    number = {1912.12779},
    url = {https://arxiv.org/abs/1912.12779},
  }