what is the difference between directed edges and paths? I understand that both are made by connecting nodes and both have a direction in the sense that P_1 --> P_2 is differnt than P_2-->P_1

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- April 13th 2010, 05:48 PMsuperdudegraph theorey
what is the difference between directed edges and paths? I understand that both are made by connecting nodes and both have a direction in the sense that P_1 --> P_2 is differnt than P_2-->P_1

- April 14th 2010, 07:41 AMMagnolia
In my opinion, by a path is meant a sequence of vertices such that from each of its vertices where is an edge to the next vertex in the sequence. The length of a path is the number of the edges that the path uses. If the length is equal to 1, the path is exact the edge.