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Generating all non-isomorphic graphs for a given number of nodes with specified degrees

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Maxwell Day
Maxwell Day on 24 Nov 2020
Commented: Christine Tobler on 30 Nov 2020
I would like to generate the set of all possible, non-isomorphic graphs for a given number of nodes (n) with specified degrees. Such graphs are relatively small, they may have n = 1-8 where the degree of nodes may range from 1-4.
Generated graphs must be allowed to contain loops and multi-edges. Here, multi-edges have a max value of 2, that is any two nodes may be connected to eachother by a maximum of 2 edges, they may also be connected by 1 edge or 0 edges.
E.G. Generate all possible graphs (thay are allowed to contain loops and multi-edges) with 4 nodes (n = 4) where 2 of the nodes have the degree 2 (2-connected) and two of the nodes have the degree 3 (3-connected).
I have worked this out on paper, there should be 11 different graphs.
Is there an efficient way to generate all possible graphs (with restrictions listed above) with n nodes where the degree of each node is specified ?
Thanks!
-Maxwell Day

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Christine Tobler
Christine Tobler on 24 Nov 2020
I've attached a script that computes the graphs in your example, here's the plot of all graphs it found:
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Christine Tobler
Christine Tobler on 30 Nov 2020
k must also be less than e, since we are splitting up the number of edges into k edges, and then e-k other edges. The error is because e-k becomes negative.

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