***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** We could have pseudo-Lombardi edges--curved in some fashion rather than dead straight. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Joshua O'Madadhain" <[log in to unmask]> To: <[log in to unmask]> Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 4:00 PM Subject: Re: Lombardi edges > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/ ***** > > On Nov 17, 2003, at 9:57 AM, Peter Simon wrote: > > > How long will it be before the various network visualization programs > > produce Lombardi edges? > > My guess: not soon, although I may be biased by the fact that I work > primarily with very large networks, and I am not an expert in graph > layout; I just know a couple of algorithms. Layout for such networks > is already computationally expensive enough without trying to get fancy > about how edges should be drawn. I don't even have a good guess for > how to construct a general heuristic for doing Lombardi-style layout. > (How long did it take Lombardi to lay out his networks once he'd drawn > enough of these charts to find out what worked and what didn't?) > > Regards, > > Joshua O'Madadhain > > email@example.com...Obscurium Per > Obscurius...www.ics.uci.edu/~jmadden > Joshua O'Madadhain: Information Scientist, Musician, > Philosopher-At-Tall > It's that moment of dawning comprehension that I live for--Bill > Watterson > My opinions are too rational and insightful to be those of any > organization. > > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send > an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line > UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. > _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.