[Brite-users] Walrus

Adam O'Donnell adam@io.ece.drexel.edu
Fri Dec 20 21:08:01 2002

While the topic is open...

Has anyone written a converter for DOT files to Walrus?  I don't
feel like spending the time on writing a BFS computer as well, since
it seems to be a requirement that a spanning tree is defined across
the graph for it to be used.

Also, if anyone could recommend any other interactive software they
may have had decent results with for the visualization of .dot files,
I'm all ears.

Take care!

Adam J. O'Donnell
Research Assistant, Drexel University

"I must not fear.  Fear is the mind-killer."
	-- Frank Herbert, "Dune"

On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, Vladimir Blagojevic wrote:

> Hey Anukool,
> On Fri, 20 Dec 2002, Anukool Lakhina wrote:
> > Yes, adding Walrus is definitely on the planned todo.  Walrus was an
> > intended feature in the last release but at that time, it was still
> > in early beta.  Another planned visualization export is AT&T's Dotty and
> > related suite of tools.
> On walrus webpage they mention that "LibSea graph files (a documented
> CAIDA-developed input format) are supported". Isn't it the same file
> format as Otter?
> One major drawback I have with all these tools is that visulization of
> dynamically changing graphs is not supported. I can't image that it is
> that hard for the graph visualization developers to allow API hooks for
> something like that....
> > contributed.   The goal is to have a new release incorporating all these
> > by Spring.
> Great I can wait until spring no problem.
> > Ofcourse, if you want to contribute an export routine to Walrus, this
> > would be very welcome! :)  :)
> I am far behind on my projects myself :(
> Best,
> Vladimir
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