Questions about handling graphs in Mathematica, graph theory, graph visualization, GraphPlot, the built-in Graph type and the Combinatorica` package.

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FindIndependentEdgeSet behaves differently in v9 and v10

The following code gets different output in v9 and v10. ...
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Drawing a path which realises the diameter of the graph

So I enter a (0,1) adjacency matrix and I get the following graph: The diameter of this graph is 4. How can I ask that two vertices which realise this diameter be drawn with different filling ...
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Is there a bug in FindClique?

If h is a graph, FindClique[g, {n}] should return a clique on exactly $n$ vertices if one exists in ...
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Color edges of a multigraph when there are parallel edges using Graph[] and EdgeStyle

This a related question to : How can I display a multigraph with different colored edges? However I'm not using GraphPlot. Instead I'm using Graph and EdgeStyle attribute. Take this graph : How can ...
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GraphPlot with black edges no rendering function

Is there any way to make the edges of a GraphPlot black without tediously writing out a long "EdgeRenderingFunction"? I guess you could ask the same kind of question about vertex labeling. For ...
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LayeredGraphPlot: how to specify edge endpoints?

What directive within the LayeredGraphPlot command specifies where the edges attach to vertices? For example, instead of the left output below, I'd like to have the right one. ...
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Automatically convert pairs of directed edges to an undirected edge?

I have a directed graph, which for some pairs of vertices, has a directed edge between them in each direction. I would like to replace such pairs of directed edges between the same vertices but in ...
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Error with AppendTo [duplicate]

I am trying to write a function that builds a graph, or - better said - adds a layer of leaves to a pre-existing graph. Basically, I hand to the function three lists. ...
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Draw a single disconnected vertex [duplicate]

I am just started using Mathematica. I am trying to split my graph into two sets. 1. How does Mathematica split the graph into 2 subgraphs (connected or disconnected)? 2. How can I draw a graph with ...
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`TransitiveClosureGraph` doesn't return self-loops for nodes that are in a cycle

This is from boost library documentation: The transitive closure of a graph G = (V,E) is a graph G* = (V,E*) such that E* contains an edge (u,v) if and only if G contains a path (of at least ...
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Finding a “not-shortest” path between two vertices

In designing a routine for making a simple three dimensional (5x5x5) labyrinth, I realized that my solutions (a solution is a labyrinth includes a single path from {1, 1, 1} to {5, 5, 5} in a 5 x5x5 ...
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Graph Coloring based on neighboring vertices? Cellular Automata

I would like to apply a majority rule cellular automata to graphs. Specifically, I would like to take a graph as input, and then define two functions, InitialColoring[graph] and MajorityRule[graph]. ...
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Vertex styling in CommunityGraphPlot

Is there a way to change the colours of nodes within one community? Mathematica assigns vertex colours automatically to each community. However, I'd rather like to use my own colour set. ...
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Visual representation of a Ranking over time (image provided)

[Disclaimer: I initially posted this question on stackOverflow 2 months ago and think it might be better suited for this forum (link to original question)] The graph below shows a ranking of ...
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How to query W|A, to get a list of asymmetric, bicubic and $3$-edge colorable graphs? [closed]

I'm interested in finding graphs with certain properties, like the smallest cubic bipartite asymmetric graph. While working on a related graph-theoretic problem, concerning edge-colrings, I came along ...
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Insert an element to AdjacencyGraph

I'm not able to insert an element to mine AdjacencyGraph. I suppose that i should modify my AdjcencyMatrix: ...
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Using VertexDelete to remove vertices by degree

I am trying to remove vertices that have degree less than 2, but I think I am missing something basic. I was hoping that I could use: ...
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Purpose of VertexWeight

I am trying to partition a graph into partitions of equal weight (on the vertex). I looked at the documentation, and found VertexWeight, which seems to attach a weight to a vertex. In the details, ...
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Multi-named Nodes (or Overlapping Nodes) in TreePlot, or Merging Trees

If there is a series of rules from which a TreePlot is made: {D->C, C->B, B->A} And a new node is added that is technically the same as an existing ...
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Finding all shortest paths between two vertices

The built-in FindShortestPath and GraphDistance functions find the shortest path between two particular vertices in a graph. I ...
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Label multiple edges between same vertices

I have a simple graph with multiple edges between two vertices, say: Graph[{ Labeled[a -> b, "A"], Labeled[a -> b, "B"] }] Unfortunately, Mathematica ...
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Change group generators?

I want to make Cayley graphs for the same group, but with different generators. Is there any way to represent a group, besides a cumbersome permutation representation or using the default Mathematica ...
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How to implement the directed Barabasi-Albert algorithm in Mathematica?

Does anyone know how to implement an efficient version of the [directed Barabasi-Albert algorithm][1] in Mathematica that scales until hundred of thousands nodes? The directed network mechanism is ...
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How to find all vertices reachable from a start vertex following directed edges?

How to find all vertices reachable from a given start vertex following directed edges, in a cyclic directed graph given as ...
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How to insert Tooltip into incidence plot?

I'm trying to make a graph using a file .NET extracted from a file .CSV and to make tooltiped the vertices' labels. Initially I ...
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IsomorphicGraphQ giving an error when the graphs contain multi-edges

If I run IsomorphicGraphQ on the following graphs, I get an error I don't understand: ...
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AdjacencyList of DirectedEdges in Graph ignore edge direction

I have a simple tree graph with directed edges: In: AdjacencyList[Graph[{a -> b, a -> c, b -> d, b -> e}], b] Out: {a, d, e} I wonder how I can ...
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Specifying the style of edges in directed graphs [closed]

How do I specify the style of individual edges in a directed graph (in Mathematica version 9)? Consider maybe this ...
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Is it possible to use EdgeCapacity in FindMinimumCostFlow?

I'm having trouble getting the EdgeCapacity feature in FindMinimumCostFlow to work. I have attached a simple example. We have a simple graph of four vertices. There are two paths from the "source" ...
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FindCycle not working as expected for multigraph

Say I have a simple multigraph like so: edges = {DirectedEdge[a, b], DirectedEdge[b, c], DirectedEdge[c, a]}; g = Graph[Join[edges, edges]] ...
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Export format for graphs loses type information?

I have a situation where I am adding properties to vertices in my graph. In my case, I am adding a moduleId, which is an integer, and a kind, which is a string. I attach a weight to the edge as well. ...
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Bugs in VertexContract function?

I think there may be two bugs in the VertexContract function: 1) The updated graph does not include reasonable edgeweights 2) The function does not actually reduce the number of vertices in the ...
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Dynamic process on graph

I have a question, which I failed to find an answer to myself. I'm a casual user of Mathematica, but do have some knowledge about Dynamic module and other "Advanced" features. My problem is ...
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Finding if a graph contains an even cycle

I am looking for a simple boolean-like function which could check if a graph contains an even cycle. I'm aware there is ExtractCycles but I'm looking for a true/false output than a list of cycles.
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Intelligent vertex placement in large tree graphs

This question about graph layout is fairly general, but can be illustrated in the case of the Collatz Conjecture. Collatz created the following function over integers greater than 1: If the integer ...
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How to change the vertex shape

(Using V9 on Ubuntu) Consider the following code, to create a graph. ...
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(Tree) Graph Layout

I am trying to draw a graph in a tree-like form. I can't use TreeGraph because what I am drawing is not properly a tree (has loops) so TreeGraph won't draw it. Here is the code: ...
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Overlapping EdgeLabels

I have to make a directed graph for a maximum flow algorithm assignment. Although I have managed to make the graph for the better part, it still needs some work. The problem is that Mathematica ...
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Slow rendering in GraphPlot3D

Is there a way to speed up this rendering? I have to make this call many times in order to make an animation of some dynamics on the graph g. Thus dynamics are carried in the list var. Each entry in ...
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Coloring vertices according to a function using GraphPlot3D

This question is similar but not identical to a related question called: coloring-vertices-using-graphplot . I need to color the vertices of a graph according to a function, f that is defined on the ...
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Invisible graph edges

I have a fairly sparse adjacency matrix for which I can draw the graph. Right now, two nodes $i$ and $j$ are connected, or not ($w_{ij} \in \{0,1\}$). However, I have come up with a way to define new ...
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Having trouble using different options with GraphPlot [closed]

I am extremely new to Mathematica and I am trying to plot some graphs. GraphPlot[{1->2, 2->3, 3->1}] works just fine. But as soon as I try to use ...
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Mathematica 10 Graph issue

fixed in 10.0.2 Please try to evaluate this code in Mathematica 10. ...
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Interpreting a formula from Graph Theory - where do x and y come from?

I'm trying to understand the generating function for OEIS A062734, which is in Mathematica. Essentially, despite knowing no Mathematica at all, I think I can parse most of it, but where do $x$ and $y$ ...
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VertexConnectivity and FindVertexCut disagree [duplicate]

I'm trying to use Mathematica to compute the minimal vertex cut for graphs. From what I understood, VertexConnectivity of a graph should correspond to the number of vertices in the minimal vertex cut. ...
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Is there something wrong with VertexConnectivity

Note: this is fixed in version 10. As I noticed in the documentation VertexConnectivity is defined as the following The vertex connectivity of a graph $g$ is ...
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Vertex Names as Labels in GraphPlots

I'm trying to use GraphPlot to draw a Graph which is constructed from an adjacency matrix and am having trouble with the labels in the plot. I am doing (data is a silly example) the following: ...
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Citation of the algorithms used in FindGraphCommunities

For my research work I need to put a comparison of different community detection algorithms. Instead of implementing all those algorithms once again, I would like to use the methods already provided ...
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Split graph into independent maximal cliques?

Does Mathematica have a method to partition the vertices of a graph into maximal independent subsets, such that each subset generates a complete subgraph? Edit: The partition should be maximal in the ...