Visualizing Related Metabolic Pathways in Two and a Half Dimensions (Long Paper)

Brandes, Ulrik and Dwyer, Tim and Schreiber, Falk (2004) Visualizing Related Metabolic Pathways in Two and a Half Dimensions (Long Paper). In: Graph Drawing 11th International Symposium, GD 2003, September 21-24, 2003, Perugia, Italy , pp. 111-122 (Official URL:

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We propose a method for visualizing a set of related metabolic pathways using 2 1/2 D graph drawing. Interdependent, two-dimensional layouts of each pathway are stacked on top of each other so that biologists get a full picture of subtle and significant differences among the pathways. Layouts are determined by a global layout of the union of all pathway-representing graphs using a variant of the proven Sugiyama approach for layered graph drawing that allows edges to cross if they appear in different graphs.

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