# rewire.edges

From igraph v0.6.5-2
by Gabor Csardi

##### Rewires the endpoints of the edges of a graph randomly

This function rewires the endpoints of the edges with a constant probability uniformly randomly to a new vertex in a graph.

- Keywords
- graphs

##### Usage

`rewire.edges(graph, prob, loops=FALSE, multiple=FALSE)`

##### Arguments

- graph
- The input graph
- prob
- The rewiring probability, a real number between zero and one.
- loops
- Logical scalar, whether loop edges are allowed in the rewired graph.
- multiple
- Logical scalar, whether multiple edges are allowed int the generated graph.

##### Details

Note that this function might create graphs with multiple and/or loop edges.

##### Value

- A new graph object.

##### Examples

```
# Some random shortcuts shorten the distances on a lattice
g <- graph.lattice( length=100, dim=1, nei=5 )
average.path.length(g)
g <- rewire.edges( g, prob=0.05 )
average.path.length(g)
```

*Documentation reproduced from package igraph, version 0.6.5-2, License: GPL (>= 2)*

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