Definition: An item in a graph. Sometimes referred to as a node.
Specialization (... is a kind of me.)
cut vertex, free vertex, matched vertex, Steiner vertex.
Aggregate child (... is a part of or used in me.)
See also edge, vertex coloring, vertex cover.
Note: The plural is vertices. Another plural is vertexes.
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Entry modified 19 April 2004.
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Paul E. Black, "vertex", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 19 April 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/vertex.html