Force-Directed Layouts View full screen. An intuitive approach to network layout is to model the graph as a physical system: nodes are charged particles that repel each other, and links are dampened springs that pull related nodes together. A physical simulation of these forces then determines node positions; approximation techniques that avoid computing all pairwise forces enable the layout of large numbers of nodes.
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