single-destination shortest-path problem

(classic problem)

Definition: Find the shortest path from each vertex in a weighted, directed graph to a specific destination vertex.

See also graph, all pairs shortest path, single-source shortest-path problem, DAG shortest paths, shortest path.

Note: Equivalent to the single-source shortest-path problem with all directions reversed.

Author: PEB


See implementations at graph.
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