Definition: A simple path through a graph that includes every vertex in the graph.
Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
See also Hamiltonian cycle.
Note: Named for Sir William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865).
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Paul E. Black, "Hamiltonian path", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 26 December 2012. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/hamiltonianPath.html