strongly connected component

(SCC) A subset, S, of the nodes of a directed graph such that any node in S is reachable from any other node in S and S is not a subset of any larger such set. SCCs are equivalence classes under the transitive closure of the "directly connected to" relation.

Last updated: 1995-02-06

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