An experimental study of the basis for graph drawing algorithms

@article{Purchase1997AnES,
  title={An experimental study of the basis for graph drawing algorithms},
  author={Helen C. Purchase and Robert F. Cohen and Murray I. James},
  journal={ACM J. Exp. Algorithmics},
  year={1997},
  volume={2},
  pages={4}
}
Designers of graph drawing algorithms and systems claim to illuminate application data by producing layouts that optimise measurable aesthetic qualities. Examples of these aesthetics include symmetry (where possible, a symmetrical view of the graph should be displayed), minimise arc crossing(the number of arc crossings in the display should be minimised), and minimise bends (the total number of bends in polyline arcs should be minimised). The aim of this paper is to describe our work to… Expand
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