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 generate a random flow graph?

A flow graph is a rooted directed graph that the root reaches all other vertices. I need to generate a random flow graph in Mathematica. My idea is to use ...
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ConnectedComponents problem of syntactic structure

In Mathematica 10, ConnectedComponent computes the list of vertices belonging to strongly connected components. In the following simple example with a graph with no edges, the result is as follows: ...
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Twilight Zelda Guardian Puzzle : Shortest Path Proof [on hold]

I'm playing a video game right now and in it is a puzzle (see here). There are solutions to solving it (see here) on the Internet, but I'd like to know if this path is the shortest path (least amount ...
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Logic behind Graph[edges, VertexLabels -> “Name”]?

I find VertexLabels -> "Name" a strange setting to achieve graph nodes labeled by their index: ...
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Multiple Forms of Transportation Between Cities

I want to be able to show different connections between cities based on modes of transportation. For instance, you could walk to any city, but it would take a long time, you could take a train, but ...
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DataRange not working in GraphPlot

I am trying to create a a GUI that uses the GraphPlot function to automatically generate graph vertices. I am using the VertexCoordinateRules option to designate that I want some of the vertices to be ...
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How to set the Y coordinates for a Graph with defined X coordinates to prevent overlap of nodes?

I would like to draw a Graph with defined $x$ coordinates and variable node sizes. If I simply replace the $x$ coordinates of a graph, then nodes can overlap and ...
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How can I crawl the facebook social network?

Before the Wolfram+Facebook API is shut down I'd like to scrape the largest possible friend network I can, starting with a certain "UserId" and doing a breadth first search (going outward to as many ...
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Getting coordinates of a embedded graph [closed]

I have to show how spring embedding works by displaying step-by-step images of a GridGraph[10x10] being embedded from a initial circular form to the final form, which should look somewhat like this: ...
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Import mixed graph from Excel

I am new to Mathematica. I want to use the software as it allows analysis of mixed graphs (directed and undirected edges). I have my network as an Excel spreadsheet of three columns: source, target ...
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Plot a tripartite Graph with its groups separated

I would like to create a Graph like the following: but without edges between vertices in the same group. so I have a graph and I want to plot it such that its ...
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Find all perfect matchings of a Graph

I'm trying to find all perfect matchings for some bipartite graphs. For example ...
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Using GraphData to generate all directed graphs with n vertices

Using Combinatorica, it was possible to generate unlabeled (non-isomorphic) directed graphs of $|V|=n$. Here the example is for $n=4$: ...
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Question RE DiscreteMarkovProcess Graph Labels

I'm trying to label the arc's of my Markov chain with symbols like $\alpha$, $\beta$, etc., to show how the Markov chain looks abstractly. So, I did this... ...
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Finding the minimum vertex cut of a graph

Bug present in at least versions 9.0.1, 10.0.2 and 10.1.0 It seems that Mathematica is not correctly finding the smallest set of vertices that will disconnect a graph. Here is an example: ...
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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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Relaxation of Mass-Spring System with Pinned Masses

Problem Assume that four masses are connected to each other by springs while two of them are pinned down at their initial positions. Find the position of masses when system is at its minimum ...
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Display a labeled multigraph

Introduced in version 9, fixed in version 10. Thanks Szabolcs for providing this screenshot showing that the bug is fixed. Despite the integration of graphs and networks, multigraphs are ...
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Don't understand why Mathematica is complaining about my Graph expression; how can I fix it?

The Tube in Arrow problem is fixed in version 10. Note that in version 10 Graph3D must be ...
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Finding All Chordless Simple Cycles In A Graph

I am doing a research on networks which consists of polygons with different number of sides. I am trying to find all simple cycles in a network which are chordless. As an example, consider the ...
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How to create a recursive TreeGraph

How could I create a recursive tree graph, such as one defined by the following: A family of trees $T_n$ are defined recursively as follows, for all integers $n \ge 1$. The tree $T_1$ consists of a ...
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Why can't I export graphs with loops in V10?

bug persists through 10.1 (windows) I don't understand why the following does not work: ...
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How can I get from a list of characters representing a permutation to graphics showing the cycles?

I am trying to graphically represent cycles in various permutations of the alphabet, and have a question in two parts. I have ...
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Better layout for large a directed graph?

This shows a directed graph for an iterated n-bit pseudo-random function parameterized by s. ...
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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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How to input an adjacency list?

I am a beginner user of Mathematica, and I have an assignment to construct a graph given n (number of vertices) and an adjacency list. My idea was to make a For cycle that repeats n times, and for ...
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Better control of vertex positions in GraphPlot?

I am trying to graphically visualize a sort of a transformation network. My program generates a list of vertices and edges and I want to turn that into a visually clear graph fulfilling a few ...
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Computing Domination Numbers of Graphs

Is there a way to get Mathematica to compute the domination number (size of the smallest dominating set) of a graph? There doesn't seem to be a direct command for this, so I'm not sure if there would ...
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Replicate CommunityGraphPlot as a Graph

Is it possible to format a Graph object in a similar way to CommunityGraphPlot, but retain it as a Graph? I've been playing with FindGraphCommunities but I'm obviously missing some of the ...
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How to make the vertices move with the VertexRenderingFunction graphics when clicking and dragging vertices of a layered graph [duplicate]

I have read the suggested similar question here: VertexRenderingFunction (or EdgeRenderingFunction) with movable nodes? and Mr. Wizard's solution. Please could someone help me to apply his method to ...
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Import GEXF graphs into Mathematica?

Is there any smart way to import gephi graphs (*.gexf) into mathematica ? I mean other than converting to *.gml.
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Undocumented options for “BalloonEmbedding” in GraphLayout

From an error message, I see some options of the BalloonEmbedding method for GraphLayout: ...
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Adding a title to TreePlot

This is a basic question I am sure, but cannot seem to find the answer in the documentation. Does anyone know how to add a title to a TreePlot?
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How can I compute the chromatic index and number of a graph?

I saw a recent question from M.R. and realized there is no function to compute the chromatic index and number of a graph, other than a really slow method in the now deprecated Combinatorica. So, how ...
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Is it possible to visually edit a graph?

Given a graph, obtained by something like CompleteGraph[5], can I somehow add/remove edges/vertices visually? Or is the only alternative to transform it via ...
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How can I construct a random graph, which is created by adding orientation to a complete graph?

Given a complete graph on N vertices, how can I randomly orient all of its edges? I thought about starting out with CompleteGraph[n], and then somehow transforming ...
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Can I solve this graph theory problem with Mathematica?

Internet browsing I came across this problem, as can be solved using Mathematica. Edit: The image says: Place the following numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 in the following diagram (all), without repeating any ...
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Export and Import a list of graphs?

I want to export a list of graphs that come as output to my program. However, I tried exporting all the graphs as graphs using Map and an Export statement with "graph.gml" statement, but got an error. ...
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VertexLabels, EdgeLabels and the direction of the arrows on a directed graph

I want to have three network types. My plan is to put them together in a figure file via marking them with (a) (b) and (c). The figures that I want to have, have some problems. Here is my code ...
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Is there a way to combine VertexLabeling->True and VertexLabels/Tooltip in TreePlot?

Basically, I'm trying to make Mathematica give me a tree with names inside the rectangles like so: ...while also having the properties of VertexLabels or Tooltip, which lets me place my mouse over ...
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Is there a function to generate a minimal clique cover?

This is a graph problem known as the "Clique Edge Cover" or "Intersection Number" problem, and the goal is to find, from a given graph like $E=\{\{a,b\},\{a,c\},\{b,c\},\{b,d\},\{c,d\}\}$ and ...
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Draw mesh edge / map a graph to a mesh

I am doing a "force density" method to generate a mesh under certain load. The original mesh is like this: Then, I generate a IncidenceMatrix from the graph for further matrix transformation and ...
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Random geometrical graph generation

I would like to generate a random graph on $[0,1]^2$. Each node is connected to one other if the distance between two nodes is say 1/4 or less. Here is an example with 50 nodes and 200 edges I would ...