GLIDE

  • Kathy Ryall
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2265)

Abstract

The glide (Graph Layout InteractiveDiagram 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.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kathy Ryall
    • 1
  1. 1.MERLCambridgeUSA

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