complete graph


Definition: An undirected graph with an edge between every pair of vertices.

Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
undirected graph, dense graph, connected graph.

Specialization (... is a kind of me.)

See also sparse graph, complete tree, perfect binary tree.

Note: A complete graph has n(n-1)/2 edges, where n is the number of vertices.

Author: PEB

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Entry modified 25 February 2005.
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Paul E. Black, "complete graph", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 25 February 2005. (accessed TODAY) Available from: