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

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How to visualize large graphs with directed edge bundling?

I'm wondering if anyone has implemented edge bundled graph plotting? An important paper is "Force-Directed Edge Bundling for Graph Visualization" by Danny Holten and Jarke J. van Wijk.
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How to convert an image to a graph and get the positions of the edges?

I am trying to convert an image to a graph. My image is already skeletonized and looks pretty much like this: What I need to do is identify all vertices and edges, and in particular get a list of ...
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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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Dynamic visualization of Graph[] on a webpage

How can we embed a dynamic version of a Graph object on a web page, similar to the one showcased on the networkx home page? This sort of dynamic visualization can ...
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How can I speed up the classic GA for graph coloring?

I'm trying to compute the chromatic number of this graph (which is 28): g = Import@"http://www.info.univ-angers.fr/pub/porumbel/graphs/dsjc250.5.col"; My genetic ...
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Graph vs GraphPlot

What is the difference (in purpose) between Graph and GraphPlot? Which function is bested suited to which tasks? Background: I ...
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How to plot layered graphs?

Given a directed acyclic graph, there is always a possibility to plot the graph as layers, where nodes always send edges into one direction (usually down), to successive layers, and never backwards. ...
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Nested list to graph

The following nested list can be regarded as a representation of a (tree) graph: ...
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How to add new nodes to an existing graph with fixed (coordinates) nodes?

I'm ultimately trying to create a directed graph with some of the nodes in fixed positions and the other nodes placed around them in "acceptable" positions. It's better if I ask the question by ...
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Travelling salesman with start and end points for 30 points

I am doing a route optimisation for delivery vehicles and failing dismally. Please see problem statement below. My current solution uses FindShortestTour, but this does not have defined start and end ...
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Listing subgraphs of G isomorphic to SubG

If I have an undirected graph G, how could I write a function in Mathematica to obtain a list of subgraphs of G that are isomorphic to some other undirected graph SubG? I'd like to learn how to ...
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Is there something akin to “SubgraphIsomorphismQ” in Mathematica 9?

Provided two unlabeled graphs, $G$ and $H$, I would like to test where $H$ is a subgraph of $G$. In other words, I'd like to test whether we can prune some fixed number of vertices or edges from $G$ ...
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Is it possible to export a graph as graphic to Excel?

It is straightforward to export lists to Excel with Export. Can I export a graphic image, too? This does not work: ...
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Minimum spanning Tree from a weighted adjacency graph

Note: Cross-posted at http://community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/137658?p_p_auth=8QnKtT9I I have a really big graph, 40x40. Here is my code ...
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Combinatorica: Girth[] and FindCycle[] disagreement

Warning: run the following code in a fresh Mma session, as some symbols could be shadowed (depending on your Mma version) While trying to answer this question, I fell into the following: ...
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Using Gather to rearrange my data

I have a list of elements: {{1, 2}, {1, 5}, {2, 6}, {3, 7}, {4, 8}, {5, 6}, {5, 9}, {9, 13}, {10,11}, {11, 12}, {11, 15}, {15, 16}} I have to divide it into ...
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HighlightGraph with different styles

I want to highlight two different directed paths on a graph with two different style. I am using the following two code snippets: ...
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How can I display a multigraph with different colored edges?

I'm new to Mathematica(version 9) and I'm trying to display a multigraph with different colored edges. Here's my code so far: ...
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Convert Graph to Graphics

In Mathematica 9, a graph is returned as an object with head Graph: In[8]:= CompleteGraph[8] // Head Out[8]= Graph ...
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Is it possible to generate a Hasse Diagram for a defined relation?

I'm looking for a way to create a Hasse Diagram from a given partial order binary relation. The relation will be given explicitly, for example: ...
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Graph does not evaluate some options when not displayed

How can I force Graph to evaluate all its options without actually displaying the graph itself? Evaluating the following code ignores the ...
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DeleteVertex in Kpartite graph

How can i make K7,2 graph and how can i delete 2 vertex? Btw, i need to use package -> Combinatorica`; I tried this: ...
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EdgeRenderingFunction question

Bug introduced in 9.0 and fixed in 10.0.0 (Edit 1 : I added this paragraph after the original post, for context) Some context for this question can be found in another post ...
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Adding an image background to a graph that uses vertexposition

Hello Mathematica stackexchange community! I need your help on a research project. I'm looking to create a graph g with vertices in specifies places and then use an image I have as the background of ...
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Caching of Graph Graphics

In this answer, Simon Woods concludes that when you display an expression with head graph more than once, something is getting stored somewhere. I looked into it too and found out this only happens if ...
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Drawing a graph with vertex avoiding edges? (Handling vertices that must be colinear?)

I'd like to draw something like the following graph: ...
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BezierCurve in EdgeShapeFunction fails when used on multiedges graph

I would like to create a network graph with curved edges. To do this, I wrote this function: ...
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How to set FindGraphCommunities Modularity's method option

It is possible to set 2 options for one of FindGraphCommunities's methods "Modularity". They are "Weighted" and "StopTest". The question is how can one use the second option "StopTest"? What ...
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Separating disconnected graph objects without losing vertex coordinate assignments

Say I have a graph Gtest, which has multiple disconnected components. I found that I can isolate individual components while retaining vertex coordinate ...
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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 can I change the Graph required data such as EdgeWeight,VertexWeight,EdgeCapacity,VertexCapacity in the Graph?

I asked this question in different form and because I couldn't receive the proper answer so I have to change my question.I know that was my fault sorry.I need to change the Matrix Data of nodes and ...
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Graph adjacency matrix with unconnected nodes

I am trying to display a series of 9x9 adjacency matrices which represent directed graphs on a 3x3 grid. The issue I am running up against is this (compounded by that fact that I don't really know how ...
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Why don't the arrowheads show for this directed graph?

Bug introduced in version 9.0 or earlier and fixed in 10.3 It's very weird, but the first graph is shown as undirected (dots connected by lines, not arrows. The second is shown as directed, with ...
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VertexRenderingFunction (or EdgeRenderingFunction) with movable nodes?

In GraphPlot, I'd like to use VertexRenderingFunction (VRF) and have the resulting object behave the same way under dragging verticies as it does when I do not use VRF. The same issue occurs for ...
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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 generate a random tree?

Is it possible to generate a random tree without explicitly constructing a random adjacency matrix that satisfies tree properties? How about a random directed tree? Edit: incredible answer by ...
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Is there a way to convert an image into a Graph?

I'm trying to convert an image with several overlapping dots into a Graph. The goal is to be able to derive the Kirchhoff matrix for the randomly created "network ...
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Longest path in 0/1 matrix

I have a matrix of 0's and 1's forming a number of disjoint paths:   I would like to find the lengths of the paths, and from that "spectrum," the longest length (in the above example: 27, ...
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Creating diagrams for category theory

Lately I've been doing algebra and I have found myself drawing a bunch of diagrams when I attempt to solve a problem. Most of the diagrams are very simple so I thought, I bet I can do this in ...
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How to measure segment length and branch angle

I am trying to measure segment length and branch angle or bifurcation angle between each pair of segments. My image after thinning looks like this: ...
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Graph smoothing keeping vertices fixed?

Context Given a Graph like this one: ...
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Roads network visualization by thickness and color intensity by population from GIS files

We can have road networks of the countries in GIS shape file.For exmple from here. Normally traffic flows are proportionate to populations of the cities. I wonder how we can have the same in ...
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Binary decision diagrams (BDD)

I would like to use Mathematica to help me simplify a given Binary Decision Diagram (i.e. pick the optimal variable ordering). I don't seem to find anything at all on the topic, although it is ...
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A question about weighted graphs

Bug introduced in 8.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.3 I need create a weighted graph with given data. Number of nodes: $53$ $\quad$ Number of edges: $91$ ...
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Calculating morphometric properties

Is it possible to calculate segment length, segment diameter and branch angles for three dimensional geometry. Geometry contains vertex points and polygon surfaces as ...
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Custom edge style (e.g. brush stroke, writing ink, etc.)

I would like to draw a graph with Mathematica in such a way that it looks like a handmade drawing or painting. To be more precise, is there a way to set a custom edge style such that it looks made ...
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Vertex merging in graph?

Given a Graph such as the one produced with the following code ...
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How to find the Shortest Path, visiting ALL vertices, without coming back to the start (Hamiltonian Path, minimum distance)

A car has to pick up each person and take them to their destination. I am trying to find the shortest tour that will do this. How can I find the shortest path between any s and t.... visiting all ...
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Converting Mesh in Density Plots to a Graph

Consider the following line of code: ...