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1/* -*- mode: C++; indent-tabs-mode: nil; -*-
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3 * This file is a part of LEMON, a generic C++ optimization library.
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5 * Copyright (C) 2003-2010
6 * Egervary Jeno Kombinatorikus Optimalizalasi Kutatocsoport
7 * (Egervary Research Group on Combinatorial Optimization, EGRES).
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18
19namespace lemon {
20/**
21[PAGE]sec_undir_graphs[PAGE] Undirected Graphs
22
23In \ref sec_basics, we have introduced a general digraph structure,
24\ref ListDigraph. LEMON also contains undirected graph classes,
25for example, \ref ListGraph is the undirected versions of \ref ListDigraph.
26
27[SEC]sec_undir_graph_use[SEC] Working with Undirected Graphs
28
29The \ref concepts::Graph "undirected graphs" also fulfill the concept of
30\ref concepts::Digraph "directed graphs", in such a way that each
31undirected \e edge of a graph can also be regarded as two oppositely
32directed \e arcs. As a result, all directed graph algorithms automatically
33run on undirected graphs, as well.
34
35Undirected graphs provide an \c Edge type for the \e undirected \e edges
36and an \c Arc type for the \e directed \e arcs. The \c Arc type is
37convertible to \c Edge (or inherited from it), thus the corresponding
38edge can always be obtained from an arc.
39Of course, only nodes and edges can be added to or removed from an undirected
40graph and the corresponding arcs are added or removed automatically
41(there are twice as many arcs as edges)
42
43For example,
44\code
45  ListGraph g;
46
47  ListGraph::Node a = g.addNode();
48  ListGraph::Node b = g.addNode();
49  ListGraph::Node c = g.addNode();
50
51  ListGraph::Edge e = g.addEdge(a,b);
52  g.addEdge(b,c);
53  g.addEdge(c,a);
54\endcode
55
56Each edge has an inherent orientation, thus it can be defined whether
57an arc is forward or backward oriented in an undirected graph with respect
58to this default oriantation of the represented edge.
59The direction of an arc can be obtained and set using the functions
60\ref concepts::Graph::direction() "direction()" and
61\ref concepts::Graph::direct() "direct()", respectively.
62
63For example,
64\code
65  ListGraph::Arc a1 = g.direct(e, true);    // a1 is the forward arc
66  ListGraph::Arc a2 = g.direct(e, false);   // a2 is the backward arc
67
68  if (a2 == g.oppositeArc(a1))
69    std::cout << "a2 is the opposite of a1" << std::endl;
70\endcode
71
72The end nodes of an edge can be obtained using the functions
73\ref concepts::Graph::source() "u()" and
74\ref concepts::Graph::target() "v()", while the
75\ref concepts::Graph::source() "source()" and
76\ref concepts::Graph::target() "target()" can be used for arcs.
77
78\code
79  std::cout << "Edge " << g.id(e) << " connects node "
80    << g.id(g.u(e)) << " and node " << g.id(g.v(e)) << std::endl;
81
82  std::cout << "Arc " << g.id(a2) << " goes from node "
83    << g.id(g.source(a2)) << " to node " << g.id(g.target(a2)) << std::endl;
84\endcode
85
86Similarly to the digraphs, the undirected graphs also provide iterators
87\ref concepts::Graph::NodeIt "NodeIt", \ref concepts::Graph::ArcIt "ArcIt",
88\ref concepts::Graph::OutArcIt "OutArcIt" and \ref concepts::Graph::InArcIt
89"InArcIt", which can be used the same way.
90However, they also have iterator classes for edges.
91\ref concepts::Graph::EdgeIt "EdgeIt" traverses all edges in the graph and
92\ref concepts::Graph::IncEdgeIt "IncEdgeIt" lists the incident edges of a
93certain node.
94
95For example, the degree of each node can be printed out like this:
96
97\code
98  for (ListGraph::NodeIt n(g); n != INVALID; ++n) {
99    int cnt = 0;
100    for (ListGraph::IncEdgeIt e(g, n); e != INVALID; ++e) {
101      cnt++;
102    }
103    std::cout << "deg(" << g.id(n) << ") = " << cnt << std::endl;
104  }
105\endcode
106
107In an undirected graph, both \ref concepts::Graph::OutArcIt "OutArcIt"
108and \ref concepts::Graph::InArcIt "InArcIt" iterates on the same \e edges
109but with opposite direction. They are convertible to both \c Arc and
110\c Edge types. \ref concepts::Graph::IncEdgeIt "IncEdgeIt" also iterates
111on these edges, but it is not convertible to \c Arc, only to \c Edge.
112
113Apart from the node and arc maps, an undirected graph also defines
114a member class for constructing edge maps. These maps can be
115used in conjunction with both edges and arcs.
116
117For example,
118\code
119  ListGraph::EdgeMap cost(g);
120  cost[e] = 10;
121  std::cout << cost[e] << std::endl;
122  std::cout << cost[a1] << ", " << cost[a2] << std::endl;
123
124  ListGraph::ArcMap arc_cost(g);
125  arc_cost[a1] = cost[a1];
126  arc_cost[a2] = 2 * cost[a2];
127  // std::cout << arc_cost[e] << std::endl;   // this is not valid
128  std::cout << arc_cost[a1] << ", " << arc_cost[a2] << std::endl;
129\endcode
130
131
132[SEC]sec_undir_graph_algs[SEC] Undirected Graph Algorihtms
133
134\todo This subsection is under construction.
135
136See \ref spantree for the minimum spanning tree algorithms and
137\ref matching for matching algorithms.
138
139[TRAILER]
140*/
141}
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