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Zeckzer, Dirk ; Chen, Fang ; Hagen, Hans

Computing an Optimal Layout for Cone Trees

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Many visual representations for trees have been developed in information and software visualization. One of them are cone trees, a well-known three-dimensional representation for trees. This paper is based on an approach for constructing cone trees bottom-up. For this approach, an optimal layout for these trees is given together with a proof that based on the assumptions, there can be no better layouts. This comprises special cases, an optimal constant for the general case, and a post-processing step improving the layout.

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  author =	{Dirk Zeckzer and Fang Chen and Hans Hagen},
  title =	{{Computing an Optimal Layout for Cone Trees}},
  booktitle =	{Scientific Visualization: Advanced Concepts},
  pages =	{11--29},
  series =	{Dagstuhl Follow-Ups},
  ISBN =	{978-3-939897-19-4},
  ISSN =	{1868-8977},
  year =	{2010},
  volume =	{1},
  editor =	{Hans Hagen},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-26947},
  doi =		{10.4230/DFU.SciViz.2010.11},
  annote =	{Keywords: Cone Trees, Information Visualization, Tree Layout}

Keywords: Cone Trees, Information Visualization, Tree Layout
Collection: Scientific Visualization: Advanced Concepts
Issue Date: 2010
Date of publication: 02.08.2010

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