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

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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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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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AdjacencyMatrix: Unexpected output

I have a graph defined as follow: ...
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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 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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Distinguishing left from right adjacent triangles in triangle mesh

What I'm trying to do: I'm trying to create a path-drawing function which will produce a path like the one I-P in the diagram below. The way this path was generated requires me to swap between the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to draw a curved edge between two vertexes of a graph? [duplicate]

The following code generates a graph. ...
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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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Normalize centrality measures

How I can normalise centrality measures? Can I use Normalize function? I give example of unnormalized measures ...
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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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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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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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FindGraphCommunities method options?

FindGraphCommunitites has a couple of method options: "Modularity", "Hierarchical", ...
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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 ...
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Is there a minor bug in Neal Alexander's TopologicalSortAll[]?

There is an amazing answer to this question: All possible topological orderings of a graph By Neal Alexander. However, as user "dark blue" (I am not this user) notes: ...
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Twisting a graph layout (by fixing the $x$ coordinate of all its vertices)

I would like to draw a given graph $G$ in a specific way and I would like to know whether Mathematica can do it in a (semi-)automated way. My goal is to draw the graph $G$ in 2D, fixing all the $x$ ...
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How to use Hold on a variable defined as a graph

I'm working on doing operations on different graphs and getting their probability node degree distributions using a simple algorithm. If I have many defined graphs, for example: ...
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Minimal Colouring of Graph Vertices

Is there a way to colour graph vertices minimally in new Mathematica? I tried loading MinimalVertexColoring with the old Combinatorica package but it doesn't work ...
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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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FindShortestPath with VertexWeight

I have a weighted graph on which I want to perform some FindShortestPath calculations. However, the problem is that my weights are defined for vertices with ...
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TreeForm vs TreeGraph

Is it possible using TreePlot to color part of the nodes in the tree in a different color, and to make a path to the node with different color? I used ...
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What system functions use VertexWeights?

EdgeWeights -> are used by a lot of functions, but I can't find any exposed usage for VertexWeights ->. I'm not asking ...
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Test existence of a path from one side of a graph to another

I'm trying to determine how I can test if a path exists from one side of a graph to another as efficiently as possible. If I have the Lines given by: ...
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What graph distributions are available in Mathematica?

Where can I find a list of all the graph distributions available in Mathematica?
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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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Edge Labels with distance between vertices

I am trying to make traveling salesman type graph using the locations of NFL stadiums as the vertices. I need to get the EdgeLabels to appear was the distance between the vertices. I was able to ...
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Visualizing subgraphs while specifying the locations of vertexes

I would like to visualize separate connected components of a graph defined by data points lying in the two-dimensional plane by surrounding each connected component subgraph by a bounding curve. I ...
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System of differential equations on a directed graph

I want to use Mathematica to model blood flow through a capillary network. The approach we are using is going to be to create a directed graph, and have a system of differential equations at each ...
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How do you apply an algorithm individually to an array with many graphs

I have and array with many graphs to which I want to apply an algorithm (below) to each graph in an array that contains all my graphs. ...
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Community detection on weighted graphs?

The documentation says that FindGraphCommunities works with weighted graphs. I've been playing around with a complete graph with weighted edges, and FindGraphCommunities always returns a single ...
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Choosing a List as VertexWeight for a TreeGraph

I would like to map every vertex of my TreeGraph to an List. ...
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Visually Separating Cliques in Graphs

I have a graph with 189 vertices, more than 10,000 edges and 20 cliques. As one can imagine, this graph is a mess when trying to display it. I'd really like to display the graph, separated into ...
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Transform NMinimze into LinearProgramming formulation

I have the following maximization problem that I currently try to solve with Minimize/NMinimize. Unfortunately, this kind of solution method takes really long for large systems of equations and ...