breadth-first search

<algorithm>

A graph search algorithm which tries all one-step extensions of current paths before trying larger extensions. This requires all current paths to be kept in memory simultaneously, or at least their end points.

Opposite of depth-first search. See also best first search.

Last updated: 1996-01-05

Nearby terms:

BRBbreadcrumbsbreadth-first searchbreakbreak-even point

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