Network layouts are algorithms that return coordinates for each node in a network. The Igraph library proposes several built in layouts, and a sample of them is represented here. Usually, algorithms try to minimize edge crossing and prevent overlap. Edges can have uniform length or not.

Choose your layout using the layout argument. Type help(layout) to see the possibilities.

In practice, the fruchterman reingold algorythm is often used. See graph xxx to learn how to custom it.

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