In graph theorylang=en terms the difference between vertex and hypervertex
is that
vertex is (graph theory) one of the elements of a graph joined or not by edges to other vertices while
hypervertex is (graph theory) the equivalent of a graph's vertex in a hypergraph.
As nouns the difference between vertex and hypervertex
is that
vertex is the highest point of something while
hypervertex is (graph theory) the equivalent of a graph's vertex in a hypergraph.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
vertex Noun
(ennoun)
The highest point of something.
(anatomy) The highest surface on the skull.
(geometry) The common point of the two rays of the angle, or its equivalent structure in polyhedra (meeting of edges) and higher order polytopes.
(mathematics) A point on the curve with a local minimum or maximum of curvature.
(graph theory) One of the elements of a graph joined or not by edges to other vertices.
(computer graphics) A point in space, usually given in terms of its Cartesian coordinates.
(optics) The point where the surface of a lens crosses the optical axis.
(nuclear, or, particle physics) An interaction point.
(astrology) The point where the prime vertical meets the ecliptic in the western hemisphere of a natal chart.
Synonyms
* (highest point) acme, apex, peak, top
* (part of a graph) node
Derived terms
* vertexal, vertexial
See also
* Mathworld article on vertices of polyhedra
* Mathworld article on verticies of polygons


hypervertex English
Noun
(hypervertices)
(graph theory) The equivalent of a graph's vertex in a hypergraph. 