graph partition

(classic problem)

Definition: Partition the vertices while keeping the cost of spanning edges low.

Aggregate child (... is a part of or used in me.)

Author: PEB


(C++) explanation of problem with links to implementations. METIS is a set of programs for partitioning graphs, etc.
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Entry modified 2 September 2014.
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Paul E. Black, "graph partition", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed. 2 September 2014. (accessed TODAY) Available from: