# permute.vertices

From igraph v0.5.5-3
by Gabor Csardi

##### Permute the vertices of a graph

Create a new graph, by permuting vertex ids.

- Keywords
- graphs

##### Usage

`permute.vertices(graph, permutation)`

##### Arguments

- graph
- The input graph, it can directed or undirected.
- permutation
- A numeric vector giving the permutation to
apply. The first element is the new id of vertex 0, etc. Every
number between zero and
`vcount(graph)-1`

must appear exactly once.

##### Details

This function creates a new graph from the input graph by permuting
its vertices according to the specified mapping. Call this function
with the output of `canonical.permutation`

to create
the canonical form of a graph.

##### Value

- A new graph object.

##### concept

Permutation

##### See Also

##### Examples

```
# Random permutation of a random graph
g <- random.graph.game(20, 50, type="gnm")
g2 <- permute.vertices(g, sample(vcount(g))-1)
graph.isomorphic(g, g2)
```

*Documentation reproduced from package igraph, version 0.5.5-3, License: GPL (>= 2)*

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