Finding an induced path that is not a shortest path

Eli Berger, Paul Seymour, Sophie Spirkl

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We give a polynomial-time algorithm that, with input a graph G and two vertices u,v of G, decides whether there is an induced uv-path that is longer than the shortest uv-path.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number112398
JournalDiscrete Mathematics
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics


  • Algorithm
  • Induced path
  • Shortest path


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