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Easy References for understanding Grossmann and Larson rooted trees?

I am an undergraduate student doing a project on rooted trees. I was wondering if anyone would know any easy to understand references that explains Grossman and Larson's Hopf Algebra on rooted trees? ...
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Number of nodes satisfying a certain property on a binary tree

Fix a large integer $M$ and construct a binary tree as follows. Assign the root node by the integer $0$. If a node is assigned the integer $n$ and $n \leq M - 2$, then $n$ has two children and ...
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Complete Graph with odd degree

It is known that the Complete Graph $K_n$ has $n^{n-2}$ spanning trees. The $K_{10}$ has $10^8$ spanning Trees. Now my question: How can I compute the number of spanning Trees with odd degree of its ...
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Proving every tree has at most one perfect matching

In trying to prove that every tree, T, has at most one perfect matching, I came across this idea: Since the matchings are perfect, each vertex has degree $0$ or $2$ in the symmetric difference, so ...
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Min and max height of a binary tree

Suppose I have n nodes, how can I find the max and min height of a tree? I've seen varying statements for the min height such as log2 (n) and log2 (n+1) but I wasn't sure which was correct and I am ...
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Finding the maximum length of a minimum spanning tree

Graph G has 4 vertices/nodes and 5 edges. It is also connected. Its edges have the following weights: 5, 8, 10, 16, 18. The minimum length for a minimum spanning tree of graph G would be ...
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Number of binary search trees on $n$ nodes of height up to $h$

How can I find the number of binary search trees up to a given height $h$, not including BSTs with height greater than $h$ for a given set of unique numbers $\{1, 2, 3, \ldots, n\}$? For example, if ...
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Enumerate out-trees that include a set of nodes in a directed graph

Given a digraph A, and an N set of nodes in the digraph. I need to enumerate the set of out-trees that contain those nodes. Where all the the out-trees leaves terminate on a node in set N. EDIT: I am ...
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Evaluating an arithmetic abstract syntax tree [closed]

This might be very simplistic for this forum (apologies, if so). How does one evaluate the tree below. I am not looking for a solution, just assistance in how to evaluate it: I assume I start at ...
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Find a DFS,BFS spanning tree.

Is my answer right? I think I understood the definition of BFS and DFS spanning tree, but I'm not sure my answer is right. If it is wrong, please correct it.
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Permutation of keys inserted into a tree?

Give the fraction of permutations of the keys $A $ through $G$ that will, when inserted into an initially empty tree, produce the same Binary search tree as does $A$ $E$ $F$ $G$ $B$ $D$ $C$ ANSWER: (...
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Finding number of homeomorphically irreducible trees of degree N

There is a scene in Goodwill Hunting where professor challenges students with task of finding all homeomorphically irreducible trees of degree 10. This is discussed in many places, such as here and is ...
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Spanning Trees of the Complete Graph minus an edge

I am studying Problem 43, Chapter 10 from A Walk Through Combinatorics by Miklos Bona, which reads... Let $A$ be the graph obtained from $K_{n}$ by deleting an edge. Find a formula for the number ...
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maximizing alpha-beta puning.

I was searching a more pertinent place to post artificial intelligence concerned question, but some results pointed me to similar questions posted here, thus I chose math.se, now let's get through ...
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Induction Proof Check: For a binary tree T, Prove that the number of full nodes in T is always one less than the number of leaves in T.

This is a slight variant on a very common beginner's problem. I think I've got it figured out, but I wanted to make sure I actually proved what's being asked. We define a binary tree $T$: (a) A tree ...
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Binary Tree and Overhead fraction Caluculation

Find the overhead fraction (the ratio of data space over total space) for each of the following binary tree implementations on n nodes: 2) Only leaf nodes store data; internal nodes store two child ...
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Tree properties

I am reviewing Diestel's Graph Theory and we are asked to prove that the following are equivalent: (i) $T$ is a tree. (ii) Any two vertices of $T$ are linked by a unique path in $T$. (iii) $T$ is ...
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Pythagoras tree bounding size

The Pythagoras tree is a fractal generated by squares. For each square, two new smaller squares are constructed and connected by their corners to the original square. The angle of the triangle formed ...
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Amalgam of trees

Definition A tree is a partially ordered set $(T, <)$ such that for each $t \in T$, the set $\{s \in T : s < t\}$ is well-ordered by the relation $<$. For trees $(T,<_T)$, $(S,<_S)$, $...
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Red-black tree insert

I'm currently trying to figure out this exercise (sorry for link to image, it's for the red-black trees): http://i.imgur.com/IKMCkVf.png And I do know that the correct one is number three from the ...
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How many minimum spanning tree of following graph is possible.

How many minimum spanning tree of following graph is possible. My attempt: I've tried it manually as : Therefore, Total possible number of minimum spanning trees are $=2\times2\times2+...
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Counting the numnber of (labelled and unlabelled) rooted trees on $n$ vertices with height $h$

As far as I know, the number of labelled rooted trees on $n$ vertices is $n^{n-1}$. Is there a known result for counting the number of (labelled and unlabelled) rooted trees on $n$ vertices having ...
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Number of ordinal trees (aka rose trees) with n nodes, of depth d, with l leaves [closed]

Is computing the number of ordinal trees (also known as "Rose trees") with $n$ nodes, of depth $d$, with $l$ leaves an open problem? I assumed at first that it was a known results but I could not ...
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A few questions about a relationship between some integer sequences and infinite recursive trees

In his book Gödel, Escher, Bach Douglas Hofstadter defines the following two integer sequences: Hofstadter G-sequence: $a(n)=n-a(a(n-1))$ Hofstadter H-sequence: $a(n)=n-a(a(a(n-1)))$ He says ...
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Terminology for property of two branches of a tree

Consider a tree $T$. A branch $B$ of a tree $T$ is just a proper subtree of $T$ (that is a subtree $B \subset T$ and $B \neq T$). Lets consider $B_1$ and $B_2$, two branches of a tree such that $B_1$ ...
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Find total number of ways to disconnect the following graph

Find total number of ways to disconnect the following graph: $4$ $5$ $6$ $8$ My attempt: I've done manually to find possible disconnected sets of given graph. I guess it is should be $8$. ...
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Prove through structural induction that a binary tree has an odd number of nodes

A full binary tree is a binary tree where every node has either 0 or 2 children. Prove that every non-empty full binary tree has an odd number of nodes. I dont know how to get started with this ...
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Assume that $|V | = |E| + 1$ and that $G$ is connected. Prove $G$ is a tree. [duplicate]

Let $G = (V, E)$ be a finite graph. (A) Assume that $|V | = |E| + 1$ and that $G$ is connected. Prove $G$ is a tree. (B) Assume that $|V | = |E| + 1$. Find an example that $G$ is not a tree.
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Algorithm for finding all maximum out-trees in a digraph

If we have a directed graph, and the graph contains subgraphs which are out-trees. We could find the set of out-trees, such that it does not contain any out-tree that is contained by another out-tree. ...
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KD-Tree implementation with lat/lon coordinates

I have implemented a KD-Tree that stores coordinates (latitude, longitude). I have also implemented a Nearest Neighbor search algorithm using the Haversine distance. My question is, will I get correct ...
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Existence of $\lambda^+$ Aronszajn trees when $\lambda$ is regular and $2^{<\lambda}=\lambda$

While I was dealing with Aronszajn trees I found the following exercise from Kunen's old book. If $\kappa=\lambda^+$ and $\lambda$ is a regular uncountable cardinal and $2^{<\lambda}=\lambda$ ...
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Which of the following is NOT true for $G$?

$G$ is a graph on $n$ vertices and $2n−2$ edges. The edges of $G$ can be partitioned into two edge-disjoint spanning trees. Which of the following is NOT true for $G$? For every subset of $k$ ...
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In Graph to tree: name of operation where edges removed and vertex/edge additions?

The graph has tree paths IN-1-OUT, IN-2-OUT and IN-3&4-OUT between IN and OUT in the left. I want to make each path to a branch like the right. What is the name of this operation or the name ...
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Binary Heap Question interpretation

In the question in the link below, how do I tell weather to draw out a binary min heap or a binary max heap? Am I misunderstanding the question? Binary Heap Question
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How to generate (recursively?) all non-isomorphic trees with 2 types of vertex labels with degree restrictions?

I am not sure if the title makes a whole lot of sense, but what I am trying to do is generate all non-isomorphic trees that obey the following: 1) Each vertex (including leaves) has one of two labels ...
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What is the maximum number of “root subtrees” that a tree can have?

Let $T=(V,E)$ be a directed rooted tree with root $r \in V$. A root subtree$^1$ of $T$ is a directed rooted tree $T'=(V',E')$ that fulfills the following conditions: $T'$ is a subgraph of $T$, $r \...
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Fundamental group of cylinder -triangulation method

Is this correct? Can we conclude that the fundamental group is trivial since there are no remaining generators on 1-simplices?
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Fundamental group Klein Bottle triangulation

I have been trying to find the FG of the Klein bottle, and I was wondering if someone could verify that this process is correct. After triangulating it, I then found a maximal tree (shown in yellow) ...
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Fundamental group of the sphere via triangulation

I know that the fundamental group of the sphere is zero, i.e. $\pi(S^2)=0$ I want to show this by triangulation, i.e: Triangulate the sphere Draw maximal tree Draw maximal contractable subspace ...
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Fundamental group of a tree?

Find the fundamental group of the space $C(T)=\{(x,y) \in T \times T \mid x\neq y\}$. $C(T)=\{(x,y) \in T \times T \mid x\neq y\}$ where $T$ is a graph $T$ is the graph made of $3$ edges with a ...
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Number of Spanning Arborescences

I am trying to prove the following result from my book: Let $G$ be a directed graph with vertices $x_1,x_2,\dotsc, x_n$ for which a directed Eulerian circuit exists. A spanning arborescence ...
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Best way to find if a subgraph has a cycle

I am implementing Kruskal's algorithm to find a minimal spanning tree of a connected graph $G$. If $H$ is a subtree of $G$, does anyone know a smart way of checking if $H+e$, where $e$ is an edge of $...
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Minimum spanning trees

Let $G = (V,E)$ be an directed connected graph with $|E|>1$, $w:E→R$ be an edge-weight function and $k∈{1,2,...,|E|-1}$. Sort the edge in E as $e_1,e_2,...,e_|E|$, such that $w(e_1) \leq w(e_2) \...
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Prove by induction: A tree on n≥2 vertices has ≥2 leaves

This is what I have. I'm pretty sure this is quite incorrect, but am I at least headed in the right direction? Base Case: $P(2)$: Tree on 2 vertices can only have one edge, the edge connecting the ...
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How to efficiently create balanced KD-Trees from a static set of points

From Wikipedia, KD-Trees: Alternative algorithms for building a balanced k-d tree presort the data prior to building the tree. They then maintain the order of the presort during tree construction ...
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What is the difference between a forest and a spanning forest?

If a graph is labelled as a forest it does not contain any cycles, meaning it consists of all trees, which I realize can even be a single node (since that is technically a tree). If a graph is ...
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Maps of primitive vectors and Conway's river, has anyone built this in SAGE?

I am attempting to teach number theory from John Stillwell's Elements of Number Theory in the upcoming semester. There are two sections (5.7 and 5.8) which describe the diagrammatic method for the ...
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Is the path from u to v is diameter of the tree?

The diameter of a tree is the longest (simple) path in the tree. Let u be a vertex in a tree and let v be the farthest from u vertex in T. Show that the path from u to v may not be a diameter I am ...
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Minimal spanning trees in multigraphs with constraints

I have a multigraph G whose edges have three identities. Let's say I have three colors of the edges red, blue and green and each two nodes may be connected by a red, blue and/or green edges. The graph ...