Definition of graph theory in English:

graph theory

Line breaks: graph the¦ory


[mass noun]
  • The mathematical theory of the properties and applications of graphs.
    More example sentences
    • The problems which attracted him most were problems in combinatorics, graph theory, and number theory.
    • Current practitioners make largely ad hoc use of statistics, probability, decision theory, graph theory, and tools from artificial intelligence and expert systems design.
    • It used graph theory to visualise mathematical questions and, at least for him, did provide a framework for discovering new mathematical knowledge.

More definitions of graph theory

Definition of graph theory in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day grotesquerie
Pronunciation: grəʊˈtɛskəri
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively