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Line graph of a given graph

asked 2017-09-14 05:38:12 -0500

anonymous user


updated 2017-09-14 08:24:27 -0500

kcrisman gravatar image

I tried this code in sage. But in the output the vertex labelling of the desired line graph gets overlapped and hece the graph is not clearly visible. Can I improve the code so that the line graph is clearly visible without overlapping.



h = G.line_graph()
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answered 2017-09-15 00:46:19 -0500

The vertices of the line_graph are the edges of the graph, including edge labels by default. If you don't want the labels, you can do:

sage: G = Graph([(2,3),(2,4),(2,1),(1,5),(5,6),(1,0),(0,12),(0,13),(14,0),(15,0),(7,0),(7,10),(11,7),(7,9),(7,8)])
sage: h = G.line_graph(labels=False)

Then you can either use the method that has already been proposed here, or use the Javascript plotting (it's better to increase the link distance).

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answered 2017-09-14 06:47:08 -0500

FrédéricC gravatar image

You could try to read the documentation.

sage: h.relabel(lambda u:u[:2])
sage: h.plot(figsize=12,vertex_size=1200)
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Can you give us a link to the exact place? While has references to vertex_size, the line_graphdoc ( doesn't mention it. And your relabeling is pretty hermetic if the user doesn't know much Python yet.

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2017-09-14 08:28:59 -0500 )edit

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