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forest

(definition)

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.

Author: PEB


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Paul E. Black, "forest", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 19 April 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/forest.html