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Hans-Jörg Schulz

A generative layout approach for rooted tree drawings

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A generative layout approach for rooted tree drawings. / Schulz, Hans-Jörg; Akbar, Zabedul; Maurer, Frank.

Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium PacificVis. ed. / Sheelagh Carpendale; Wei Chen; Seokhee Hong. Sydney, Australia : IEEE, 2013. p. 225-232.

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Harvard

Schulz, H-J, Akbar, Z & Maurer, F 2013, A generative layout approach for rooted tree drawings. in S Carpendale, W Chen & S Hong (eds), Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium PacificVis. IEEE, Sydney, Australia, pp. 225-232. https://doi.org/10.1109/PacificVis.2013.6596149

APA

Schulz, H-J., Akbar, Z., & Maurer, F. (2013). A generative layout approach for rooted tree drawings. In S. Carpendale, W. Chen, & S. Hong (Eds.), Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium PacificVis (pp. 225-232). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/PacificVis.2013.6596149

CBE

Schulz H-J, Akbar Z, Maurer F. 2013. A generative layout approach for rooted tree drawings. Carpendale S, Chen W, Hong S, editors. In Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium PacificVis. Sydney, Australia: IEEE. pp. 225-232. https://doi.org/10.1109/PacificVis.2013.6596149

MLA

Schulz, Hans-Jörg, Zabedul Akbar and Frank Maurer "A generative layout approach for rooted tree drawings"., Carpendale, Sheelagh Chen, Wei Hong, Seokhee (editors). Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium PacificVis. Sydney, Australia: IEEE. 2013, 225-232. https://doi.org/10.1109/PacificVis.2013.6596149

Vancouver

Schulz H-J, Akbar Z, Maurer F. A generative layout approach for rooted tree drawings. In Carpendale S, Chen W, Hong S, editors, Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium PacificVis. Sydney, Australia: IEEE. 2013. p. 225-232 https://doi.org/10.1109/PacificVis.2013.6596149

Author

Schulz, Hans-Jörg ; Akbar, Zabedul ; Maurer, Frank. / A generative layout approach for rooted tree drawings. Proceedings of the IEEE Pacific Visualization Symposium PacificVis. editor / Sheelagh Carpendale ; Wei Chen ; Seokhee Hong. Sydney, Australia : IEEE, 2013. pp. 225-232

Bibtex

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