Definition: A list of vertices of a graph where each vertex has an edge between it and the next vertex.
Specialization (... is a kind of me.)
simple path, shortest path, cycle, Hamiltonian cycle, Euler cycle, alternating path.
See also all pairs shortest path, all simple paths.
Note: A path is usually assumed to be a simple path, unless otherwise defined.
In a directed graph, each vertex has an edge from it to the next vertex.
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Entry modified 24 August 2017.
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Paul E. Black, "path", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 24 August 2017. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/path.html