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From "Paolo Castagna (Commented) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (GIRAPH-141) mulitgraph support in giraph
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2012 11:28:24 GMT

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Paolo Castagna commented on GIRAPH-141:
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Just to add another example of multigraph: [RDF|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resource_Description_Framework]
data model is a labelled directed multigraph.
                
> mulitgraph support in giraph
> ----------------------------
>
>                 Key: GIRAPH-141
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GIRAPH-141
>             Project: Giraph
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: graph
>            Reporter: André Kelpe
>
> The current vertex API only supports simple graphs, meaning that there can only ever
be one edge between two vertices. Many graphs like the road network are in fact multigraphs,
where many edges can connect two vertices at the same time.
> Support for this could be added by introducing an Iterator<EdgeWritable> getEdgeValue()
or a similar construct. Maybe introducing a slim object like a Connector between the edge
and the vertex is also a good idea, so that you could do something like:
> {code} 
> for (final Connector<EdgeWritable, VertexWritable> conn: getEdgeValues(){
>      final EdgeWritable edge = conn.getEdge();
>      final VertexWritable otherVertex = conn.getOther();
>      doInterestingStuff(otherVertex);
>      doMoreInterestingStuff(edge);
> }
> {code} 

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