GLIDE

Ryall, Kathy (2002) GLIDE. In: Graph Drawing 9th International Symposium, GD 2001, September 23-26, 2001, Vienna, Austria , pp. 479-480 (Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/3-540-45848-4_55).

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Abstract

The GLIDE (Graph Layout Interactive Diagram Editor) system (first presented at GD'96 [4]) improves on general constraint-based approaches to drawing and layout by supporting only a small set of "macro" constraints, known as VOFs (visual organization features). They are specifically suited to graph drawing, contributing both aesthetic and semantic information. To date, GLIDE remains the only interactive graph drawing tool to support the use of VOFs or similar constructs. More recent work [1] [3] has begun to investigate the importance of visual organization in graph drawing.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Additional Information:10.1007/3-540-45848-4_55
Classifications:M Methods > M.300 Dynamic / Incremental / Online
S Software and Systems > S.999 Others
ID Code:520

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