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Re: Tree plotting package?

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  • Subject: [mg13348] Re: [mg13233] Tree plotting package?
  • From: Carl Woll <carlw at>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 02:50:03 -0400
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Hi Sean,

Have you looked into the builtin command TreeForm? There is also the
package DiscreteMath`Tree`, which has the commands TreePlot and
ExprPlot, which might be of some use. None of these produces the output
you requested, however.

Carl Woll
Dept of Physics
U of Washington

On Fri, 17 Jul 1998, Sean Cleary wrote:

> Does anyone know if there is an implementation of a Mathematica package
> to draw nice two-dimensional pictures of trees?  That is, to go from a
> description of a tree as {x,{y,{z,a,b}}} or somesuch to a plot looking
> like
>      x
>     / \
>    y   z
>       / \
>      a   b
> I was not able to find anything in MathSource. It won't be hard to
> write, it just seemed silly to work on if there is already something
> good available.
> Thanks-
> Sean Cleary  Department of Mathematics  Peters Building 359 CSU Fresno
> CA 93740 sean_cleary at              

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