path_graph(n, create_using=None)[source]#

Returns the Path graph P_n of linearly connected nodes.

nint or iterable

If an integer, nodes are 0 to n - 1. If an iterable of nodes, in the order they appear in the path. Warning: n is not checked for duplicates and if present the resulting graph may not be as desired. Make sure you have no duplicates.

create_usingNetworkX graph constructor, optional (default=nx.Graph)

Graph type to create. If graph instance, then cleared before populated.