Graph Layout Music

by Abram Hindle

Graph layouts use spring layout algorithms. Springs and other physical systems are very interesting systems and have fundamentally musical properties such as decay and oscillation.

I took the graph drawer found here and stole the state of the graph every couple of frames:

The instrument I used in the background is an additive string I modified from here:

This is a web based UI being rendered by csound:

The source code for the whole shebang is at

via Computer Music Blog

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