## MATRIXES and GRAPHS
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S. LIPSCHUTZ writes: "It is sometimes practical, especially for computational reasons, to represent (a graph) G by a matrix. Note that the edges of G can be represented by an n x 2 integer matrix B were each row of B denotes an edge of G… This edge matrix B does not completely describe G unless we are also given the number m of vertices (nodes) of G… " and: "… the adjacency matrix is very useful in deciding questions of connectivity" (1976, p.88).

Conversely, it may be useful to represent a matrix by a graph.

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- 1) General information
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Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science(2020).

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