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

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Use Mathematica to do a network analysis of Mathematica.SE

Recently Wolfram|Alpha announced that you could use it to analyze your Facebook site. How could I do a network analysis of questioners and answers here on Mathematica.SE?
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Zoom in on a 2D graph

I have seen many queries on zooming in on plots etc. But I haven't seen any regarding 2D graphs. For eg if I have a graph like Graph[{1->2, 2->3, 3->1}]. ...
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Animating transition between all graph representations obtained from curated data

Pappus graph is one of many graphs whose various data is contained within Mathematica. Mathematica typically keeps several ways of representing such graphs: ...
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Determining all possible traversals of a tree

I have a list: B={423, {{53, {39, 65, 423}}, {66, {67, 81, 423}}, {424, {25, 40, 423}}}}; This list can be visualized as a tree using ...
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Vizualization of percolation paths

I did a simple demonstration to illustrate the percolation theory for my students. The content is a conductive square network possessing electrodes at its top and bottom edges. Some randomly chosen ...
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Finding all paths of certain length between vertices in path graph, non-simple ones too

First I will tell you what my ultimate goal is, because maybe there's another way of doing it other than what I am trying. I need a list of all $(a_1, a_2, \ldots, a_N)$ tuples that satisfy certain ...
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GeoGraphics : path within a country

I am using GeoGraphics to visualize electricity distribution networks in certain countries. I have susbtation location data, as well as network incidence matrices ...
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Dual graph of an arbitrary (planar) graph

Every planar graph has a dual. How can I obtain it with Mathematica? I know that GraphData provides the DualGraph property for ...
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IsomorphicGraphQ fails to recognize that two empty graphs are identical

Bug introduced in 9.0.1 or earlier and persisting through 10.4.0 Consider the following two graphs: ...
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How to build a 3D graph from a 3D matrix?

Following this and that question and the corresponding answers, Mathematica can build 2D graph from 2D matrices. Question How to make the corresponding 3D graphs from 3D cubes? Attempt ...
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Simple algorithm to find cycles in edge list

I have the edge list of an undirected graph which consists of disjoint "cycles" only. Example: {{1, 2}, {2, 3}, {3, 4}, {4, 1}, {5, 6}, {6, 7}, {7, 5}} Each ...
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Visiting nodes in a tree bottom up

I have a problem that can be reduced to this one: Suppose I have an unbalanced (almost random) tree. The leaves of the tree have one property already set, and all vertex (including the leaves) have ...
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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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Transform an expression into a graph that can be plotted with TreeGraph (not TreeForm)

I would like to plot an expression (like TreeForm does), but using the new TreeGraph functionality. ...
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Question about TransitiveReductionGraph

Bug introduced in 10.0 and persisting through 10.4 Note: TransitiveReductionGraph is new in 10.0. In Mathematica 10.0 and 10.1, according to the documentation ...
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When to use built-in Graph/GraphPlot vs. Combinatorica

What are the pros and cons of using built-in Graph/GraphPlot (and related) types vs. types in the Combinatorica package?
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Finding elementary cycles of (directed) graphs

I need to enumerate all the simple cycles (i.e. elementary cycles where no vertex is repeated other than the starting) of a graph which has both directed and undirected edges, where we can treat the ...
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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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Layout a second graph of the same nodes in the same way

I have a number of graphs with the same nodes. I would like to be able to somehow save the layout that results from the spring embedded results of one graph (the first image), and have the other ...
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Why is NeighborhoodGraph so slow?

To get neighboring vertices I first tried: gg = GridGraph[{10, 10, 10, 10}]; VertexList[NeighborhoodGraph[gg, 1, 1]] // AbsoluteTiming {5.539308, {1, 2, 11, ...
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How to recompute the layout of a Graph?

I asked a question about changing Graph properties in a similar way to how Show can change ...
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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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Comfortable Edge Labeling of Undirected Graph

I'm working on a program that finds special [called "interval"] edge-colorings for graphs. Output is as follows: ...
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How to generate a Graph from a picture of a graph?

I have a picture like this I can get this graph's vertexes ...
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How to divide a graph into connected components?

Suppose I have some edges: edges = {1 -> 2, 2 -> 3, 3 -> 1, 4 -> 5, 3 -> 6, 7 -> 8, 8 -> 9, 8 -> 10}; And I make a graph: ...
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Combinatorica package and graph-theoretical issues

I've searched for a solution to my problem a couple of days, and I didn't find one. Hope you guys can help me. I'm currently trying to solve some graph-theoretical problems. One of them is to find ...
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Determining whether two $k$-chromatic graphs are isomorphic (respecting vertex coloration)

Consider the case where I have two $k$-chromatic graphs $G_1$ and $G_2$, i.e. two graphs where individual vertices can be colored with one of a set of $k$ total colors, and I would like to determine ...
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Graph smoothing keeping vertices fixed?

Context Given a Graph like this one: ...
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Drawing Graph Products

I need to draw graphs that are Cartesian products of 2 graphs. I need them to look like this: . So each copy of the factors can have LinearEmbedding, but the whole ...
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How to speed up Minimum Spanning Tree algorithm?

How to speed up MST algorithm? I work with graphs and I have adopted Prim's algorithm for my needs, from here. The graphs which I use are very dense (number of vertexes: $V=500$ and every vertex is ...
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Drawing dessins d'enfants (bipartite graphs subject to certain conditions)

I want to write a function which constructs all possible dessins d'enfants (bipartite graphs fulfilling certain criteria, given below) from a collection of data presented in the following form: ...
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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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Convert Graph to Graphics

In Mathematica 9, a graph is returned as an object with head Graph: In[1]:= CompleteGraph[8] // Head Out[1]= Graph ...
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Efficient setting of properties of multiple vertices in Graph

The functions SetProperty and PropertyValue can only set a single property of a single vertex, as far as I know. How do I set a ...
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Ordering vertices in GraphPlot

I'm new here, so forgive me if this question is not well-posed/duplicates an earlier question - although I've searched for similar questions without success. I'm trying to present a plot of ...
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Extracting vertex coordinates from an automatically laid out graph

Given a Graph with an automatically computed layout (i.e. not explicitly given VertexCoordinates, but using a ...
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How to generate and draw simple bipartite graphs?

A bipartite graph is a graph whose vertices can be divided into two disjoint sets. Given two lists: {1, 2, 3} and {x, y, z}, ...
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Vertex descendants subgraph

Keywords: vertex, ancestors, descendants, subgraph, directed graph, flow subtree So let's say we have a TreeGraph: ...
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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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Mathematica 10 Graph issue

Bug introduced in 10.0.0 and fixed in 10.0.2 Please try to evaluate this code in Mathematica 10. ...
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EdgeAdd function not adding edges to a RandomGraph[ ]

Bug introduced in 9.0 or earlier and persisting through 10.3.1 I have a graph: g = RandomGraph[{1, 0}] So basically, it is just one vertex. I want to add some ...
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Ulam's Spiral with Opperman's diagonals (quarter-squares)

First we craft a function to return the quadrant boundary based on Oppermann's Conjecture a[n_] := (Mod[n, 2] + n^2 + 2 n)/4 Then we create a few lists ...
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How can I route edges manually for a Graph?

Most graph layouts supported by Mathematica use straight lines for edges; or at least something that only depends on the coordinates of the two adjacent vertices of the edge and nothing else. A ...
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Dynamic graphics are less responsive inside a Manipulate

I have some code which displays a GraphPlot and allows the user to click on any vertex in the graph to display some information about that vertex in a popup window. ...
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Finding the minimum vertex cut of a graph

Bug introduced in 9.0.1 or earlier and fixed in 10.2.0 Note: FindVertexCut is new in 9.0. It seems that Mathematica is not correctly finding the smallest set of ...
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Mathematica Package for Bayesian Networks

Are there any packages that allow the simulation of Bayesian Networks with Mathematica? I found what seemed to be a promising package (Dynamics) on a Brown University URL, ...
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Select a directed SubGraph without sinks and sources

Consider the following problem: Assume you have a large list of directed edges, that constitute a large graph. I would like to provide an initial subset of vertices and I need to know which additional ...
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Drawing Zonotopes from Adjacency Matrix

This is crossposted in cs.stackexchange.com, but I have been trying to use Mathematica do this and figured it might be more appropriate to ask here. Define a "simple zonotope" to be a regular ...
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Figuring out how AbsoluteOptions works with Graphs

I am puzzled by how AbsoluteOptions works with Graph objects. I would have expected that one could use it to obtain all the ...
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Tom's family how to cross the bridge

A interesting question.Tom's family just have a flashlight which will extinguish after 30 seconds.They wanna go through a bridge to arrive opposite side with the flashlight.But as the picture,they ...