SITE MAP SEARCH! E & B GEOG RESOURCES A-Z INDEX


Network Matrix Exercise

(http://faculty.washington.edu/krumme/207/exercises/network.html)


Please do NOT YET connect your network exercise page to your homepage. Please print it out, i.e. submit the assignment on paper (Neat + "professional", sharp pencil, please! The verbal part needs to be typed!). Be sure that you have complied with all component requirements. If you have created a Web page for this exercise (and you are encouraged to so) please identify the URL of your (not-connected) submission. Thanks!

Due: see Calendar!

Supporting Resources:

Introduce directions into the graph ABCD so that you can reach B directly from A (C from B and A from C) , but not A from B (B from C, and C from A). Only the link CD remains two-directional.

  1. What is the new diameter? Why do we need it for the determination of the accessibility matrix?
  2. Derive the (final) "accessibility matrix" for this new (now "directed") graph. [All calculations should be made explicit, i.e. step-by-step]
  3. Characterize, in detail (at least three sentences), the locational change (change in accessibility) of the individual nodes (stress the "forward" and "backward" distinction between linkages). Do not hesitate to use an example for these directed interdependencies.


Return to: Networks || Geog 207
2003 [econgeog@u.washington.edu]