#GraphCast: How to Solve a Crime with Graph Theory

Welcome to this week’s #GraphCast – our series featuring what you might have missed in Neo4j media from the past fortnight.

Last time, our Managing Editor, Jocelyn Hoppa, unearthed a clip of the erstwhile CBS show Numb3rs (a show that my mom and I loved), showing how a mathematician solved crimes for the FBI using graph theory.

This GraphCast, “How to Solve a Crime with Graph Theory,” is a basic explainer of graph theory.

Because I, a wannabe detective, needed to know a little more about how graph theory could be used to solve crimes, I dug this gem, “How to Solve a Crime with Graph Theory” out of the YouTube goldmine. (When it comes to graph theory, stick figures are the best explainers.)

Now, I feel equipped to start my own detective agency. Basic understanding of graph theory? Check. Decent stick figure drawing ability? Check.

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