Definition: A collection of one or more trees.
Formal Definition: An undirected, acyclic graph.
See also connected graph.
Note: Different vertices of a forest need not be connected.
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Entry modified 19 April 2004.
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Paul E. Black, "forest", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 19 April 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/forest.html