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vertex connectivity

(definition)

Definition: (1) The smallest number of vertices whose deletion causes a connected graph to not be connected. (2) For a pair of vertices s and t in a graph, the smallest number of vertices whose deletion will separate s from t.

See also edge connectivity.

Author: GS

Implementation

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Gopinath Srinivasan, "vertex connectivity", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed. 12 August 2019. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/vertexConnectivity.html