4 thoughts on “Force-directed graph of tube lines

  1. Well, if you imagine each tube station is a charged point, and lines between stations are springs – then tube stations tend to repel one another, whilst lines pull connected stations together. This sort of visualisation tends to preserve topology (what is connected to what) whilst spreading everything out as much as possible and ignoring geography (where things actually are in space).

    (There’s a little special sauce in the form of gravity keeping everything on the screen and some damping which gives everything that aquatic feel…)

  2. Pingback: The Tubegraph | Minefield Junction

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