weighted graph


Definition: A graph having a weight, or number, associated with each edge. Some algorithms require all weights to be nonnegative, integral, positive, etc.

Also known as edge-weighted graph.

Generalization (I am a kind of ...)
labeled graph.

Specialization (... is a kind of me.)
weighted, directed graph.

Author: PEB

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Entry modified 27 December 2003.
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Paul E. Black, "weighted graph", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed. 27 December 2003. (accessed TODAY) Available from: