Drawing Force-Directed Graphs Using Optigraph

Ignatowicz, Jovanna (1996) Drawing Force-Directed Graphs Using Optigraph. In: Symposium on Graph Drawing, GD 1995, September 20-22, 1995, Passau, Germany , pp. 333-336 (Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BFb0021816).

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Optigraph is an interactive, multi-threaded tool for force-directed graph drawing. The interface allows a user to construct an arbitrary graph made of edges, free vertices and fixed vertices, and then apply circular and orthogonal spring forces to the graph to achieve an optimal graph layout. The user can step through simulations, transform the graph and vary forces at any time making the application highly interactive and educational.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Additional Information:10.1007/BFb0021816
Classifications:M Methods > M.400 Force-directed / Energy-based
S Software and Systems > S.999 Others
ID Code:161

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