Directed GraphΒΆ

Draw a graph with directed edges using a colormap and different node sizes.

Edges have different colors and alphas (opacity). Drawn using matplotlib.

../../_images/sphx_glr_plot_directed_001.png
# Author: Rodrigo Dorantes-Gilardi (rodgdor@gmail.com)

from __future__ import division
import matplotlib as mpl
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
import networkx as nx

G = nx.generators.directed.random_k_out_graph(10, 3, 0.5)
pos = nx.layout.spring_layout(G)

node_sizes = [3 + 10 * i for i in range(len(G))]
M = G.number_of_edges()
edge_colors = range(2, M + 2)
edge_alphas = [(5 + i) / (M + 4) for i in range(M)]

nodes = nx.draw_networkx_nodes(G, pos, node_size=node_sizes, node_color='blue')
edges = nx.draw_networkx_edges(G, pos, node_size=node_sizes, arrowstyle='->',
                               arrowsize=10, edge_color=edge_colors,
                               edge_cmap=plt.cm.Blues, width=2)
# set alpha value for each edge
for i in range(M):
    edges[i].set_alpha(edge_alphas[i])

pc = mpl.collections.PatchCollection(edges, cmap=plt.cm.Blues)
pc.set_array(edge_colors)
plt.colorbar(pc)

ax = plt.gca()
ax.set_axis_off()
plt.show()

Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.126 seconds)

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