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minimum vertex cut

(definition)

Definition: The smallest set of vertices in an undirected graph which separate two distinct vertices. That is, every path between them passes through some member of the cut.

See also minimum cut.

Author: PEB


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Paul E. Black, "minimum vertex cut", 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/minvertexcut.html