Returns the clique number of the graph.
The clique number of a graph is the size of the largest clique in the graph.
G (NetworkX graph) – An undirected graph.
cliques (list) – A list of cliques, each of which is itself a list of nodes. If not specified, the list of all cliques will be computed, as by
The size of the largest clique in
- Return type
You should provide
cliquesif you have already computed the list of maximal cliques, in order to avoid an exponential time search for maximal cliques.