8.7. Visualizing Social Networks

As we saw in Section Social Networks, the problem of visualizing social networks starts out with the problem of laying out the network for display. This involves a number of heuristics such as discovering symmetries, bringing together nodes with many cinnections, minimizing tehnumber of crossing lines, and so on.

Karate Network: View 1

Zachary’s karate club network: View 1

Karate Network: View 2

Zachary’s karate club network: View 2