Graphs

Authored by: Narsingh Deo

Handbook of Data Structures and Applications

Print publication date:  March  2018
Online publication date:  February  2018

Print ISBN: 9781498701853
eBook ISBN: 9781315119335
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315119335-4

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Abstract

Trees, as data structures, are somewhat limited because they can only represent relations of a hierarchical nature, such as that of parent and child. A generalization of a tree so that a binary relation is allowed between any pair of elements would constitute a graph—formally defined as follows:

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