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How can i get all paths between two nodes ??

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How can i get all paths between two nodes
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shaifali shakya
shaifali shakya on 24 Jan 2015
yes i have a matrix representing all paths between a set of nodes and i wish to find all paths between source and destination.

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Kelly Kearney
Kelly Kearney on 24 Jan 2015
If you're looking for the shortest paths, there are a few FEX entries that implement algorithms for this, including both depth-first and breadth-first searches. I use matlab_bgl, which includes several shortest path algorithms.
However, if you're really looking for all paths between two nodes, I found that algorithms for that are more scarce. I wrote pathbetweennodes.m to do just that... I wrote it for fairly small graphs (~50 nodes or fewer), so I'm not sure how efficient it might be for larger graphs, but it has worked well for my purposes.
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Pham Minh Cong
Pham Minh Cong on 9 Mar 2020
Great work !
Thank you for your contribution.
I am new to this subject, do you have a name for your algorithms ?

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Emad NB
Emad NB on 14 Dec 2018
You can use my function below. I use weight factor as a signal to find different pathes:
function pth=pathof(graph,startn,endn)
stop=0;
n=0;
while stop~=1
n=n+1;
Temp=shortestpath(graph,startn,endn);
eidx=findedge(graph,Temp(1:end-1),Temp(2:end));
if n~=1
if length(Temp)==length(pth{n-1,1})
if Temp==pth{n-1,1}
stop=1;
else
pth{n,1}=Temp;
graph.Edges.Weight(eidx)=100;
end
else
pth{n,1}=Temp;
graph.Edges.Weight(eidx)=100;
end
else
pth{n,1}=Temp;
graph.Edges.Weight(eidx)=100;
end
clear Temp eidx;
end
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Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 21 Jun 2020
Why not use bwdistgeodesic()? Your problem statement is exactly what Steve worked on. Did you overlook my answer with the link to his blog?
The above image is from part 5 of his blog series. Don't you think that pretty much describes your problem?

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