My PhD thesis is titled Situating Visual Network Analysis, and I will defend it June the 1st at 12:00 CET in Copenhagen. It will be accessible to an online audience. I will provide additional details when I have them.
Spring-block layouts only really tell you about assortative structures. Other mixing patterns (e.g. disassortativity) are completely obscured. Try drawing a bipartite network, and you get a complete hairball. It's an extremely biased instrument. But a lot of this is covered. 4/8
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