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Floyd–Warshall algorithm Floyd–Warshall algorithm Class All-pairs shortest path problem (for weighted directed graphs) Data structure Graph Worst case performance O ( | V | 3 ) Worst case space complexity O ( | V | 2 ) Graph search algorithms and Tree search algorithms Search Alpha-beta pruning A* B* Beam search Bellman–Ford algorithm Best-first search Bidirectional search Breadth-first search D* Depth-first search Depth-limited search Dijkstra's algorithm Floyd–Warshall algorithm Hill climbing Iterative deepening depth-first search Johnson's algorithm Lexicographic breadth-first search Uniform-cost search More From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Floyd-Warshall algorithm) In computer science, the Floyd–Warshall algorithm (sometimes known as the WFI Algorithm or Roy–Floyd algorithm ) is a graph analysis algorithm for finding shortest paths in a weighted, directed graph. A single execution of the algorithm will find the shortest paths between all pairs of vertices. The algorithm is an example of dynamic programming. It was discovered by Robert Floyd in 1962 and is basically the same as the algorithm discovered by Bernard Roy in 1959 and again by Stephen Warshall in 1962. [1] Contents 1 Algorithm 2 Pseudocode 3 Behaviour with negative cycles 4 Path reconstruction 5 Analysis 6 Applications and generalizations 7 Implementations 8 See also 9 References 10 External links Algorithm The Floyd–Warshall algorithm compares all possible paths through the graph between each pair of vertices. It is able to do this with only V 3 comparisons. This is remarkable considering that there may be up to V 2 edges in the graph, and every combination of edges is tested. It does so by incrementally improving an estimate on the shortest path between two vertices, until the estimate is known to be optimal. Consider a graph G with vertices V , each numbered 1 through N . Further consider a function shortestPath( i , j , k ) that returns the shortest possible path from i to j using only vertices 1 to k as intermediate points along the way. Now, given this function, our goal is to find the shortest path from each i to each j using only nodes 1 to k + 1. There are two candidates for this path: either the true shortest path only uses nodes Floyd–Warshall algorithm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floyd-Warshall_algorithm 1 of 5 2/10/2010 12:05 PM

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Related Dynamic programming Search games in the set {1, . .., k }; or there exists some path that goes from i to k + 1, then from k + 1 to j that is better. We know that the best path from i to j that only uses nodes 1 through k is defined by shortestPath( i , j , k ), and it is clear that if there were a better path from i to k + 1 to j , then the length of this path would be the concatenation of the shortest path from i to k + 1 (using vertices in {1, . .., k }) and the shortest path from k + 1 to j (also using vertices in {1, . .., k }). Therefore, we can define shortestPath(
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