networkx.algorithms.tree.branchings.maximum_branching

maximum_branching(G, attr='weight', default=1, preserve_attrs=False, partition=None)[source]

Returns a maximum branching from G.

Parameters
G(multi)digraph-like

The graph to be searched.

attrstr

The edge attribute used to in determining optimality.

defaultfloat

The value of the edge attribute used if an edge does not have the attribute attr.

preserve_attrsbool

If True, preserve the other attributes of the original graph (that are not passed to attr)

partitionstr

The key for the edge attribute containing the partition data on the graph. Edges can be included, excluded or open using the EdgePartition enum.

Returns
B(multi)digraph-like

A maximum branching.