sfdp stands for Scalable Force Directed Placement.

sfdp is a fast, multilevel, force-directed algorithm that efficiently layouts large graphs, outlined in “Efficient and High Quality Force-Dircted Graph Drawing”1.

Multiscale version of the fdp layout, for the layout of large graphs.

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  1. Hu, Yifan. (2005). Efficient and High Quality Force-Directed Graph Drawing. Mathematica Journal. 10. 37-71. ↩︎

Last modified April 10, 2022: Update sfdp.md to link to fdp (5d6c5f7)