Definition: A set of vertices in a graph such that for any pair of vertices, there is no edge between them.
See also maximal independent set.
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Sandeep Kumar Shukla, "independent set", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/independentSet.html