"SpiralEmbedding" (Graph Layout Method)

Details & Suboptions

  • The spiral embedding is a graph-drawing technique to position vertices of a graph on a 3D spiral projected to 2D.
  • The spiral embedding is typically used to lay out path graphs.
  • Possible settings to control the layout include:
  • "OptimalOrder"Trueoptimal ordering of vertices to minimize edge crossings

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Place vertices on a discrete spiral:

Options  (1)

"OptimalOrder"  (1)

With the setting "OptimalOrder"True, vertices are reordered so that they lay nicely on a spiral: