strongly connected component

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strongly connected component definition


(SCC) A subset, S, of the nodes of a directed graph such that any node in S is reachable from any other node in S and S is not a subset of any larger such set. SCCs are equivalence classes under the transitive closure of the "directly connected to" relation.
(1995-02-06)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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