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Write a complete C++ program that implements the Depth First Search (DFS)

-You must ask the user to enter the number of vertices n for your graph, and go over the source vertices or nodes in numerical or alphabetical order.

-Based on the number of vertices, randomly generate the edges.

-Assume you are using the Adjacency Matrix to represent your graph.

-Assume you have an un-directed graph.

What I have tried:

How can I amend the code according to the above information?
#include <iostream> 
#include <list> 
using namespace std; 
//graph class for DFS travesal  
class DFSGraph 
    int V;    // No. of vertices 
    list<int> *adjList;    // adjacency list

    void DFS_util(int v, bool visited[]);  // A function used by DFS

    // class Constructor
    DFSGraph(int V)
        this->V = V; 
        adjList = new list<int>[V]; 

    // function to add an edge to graph 
    void addEdge(int v, int w)
        adjList[v].push_back(w); // Add w to v’s list.
    void DFS();    // DFS traversal function 

void DFSGraph::DFS_util(int v, bool visited[]) 
    // current node v is visited 
    visited[v] = true; 
    cout << v << " "; 
    // recursively process all the adjacent vertices of the node 
    list<int>::iterator i; 
    for(i = adjList[v].begin(); i != adjList[v].end(); ++i) 
            DFS_util(*i, visited); 

// DFS traversal 
void DFSGraph::DFS() 
    // initially none of the vertices are visited 
    bool *visited = new bool[V]; 
    for (int i = 0; i < V; i++) 
        visited[i] = false; 

    // explore the vertices one by one by recursively calling  DFS_util
    for (int i = 0; i < V; i++) 
        if (visited[i] == false) 
            DFS_util(i, visited); 
int main() 
    // Create a graph
    DFSGraph gdfs(5); 
    gdfs.addEdge(0, 1); 
    gdfs.addEdge(0, 2); 
    gdfs.addEdge(0, 3);
    gdfs.addEdge(1, 2); 
    gdfs.addEdge(2, 4);
    gdfs.addEdge(3, 3); 
    gdfs.addEdge(4, 4);
    cout << "Depth-first traversal for the given graph:"<<endl; 

    return 0; 
Updated 24-Dec-20 10:21am
Richard MacCutchan 20-Dec-20 12:10pm    
Please use the Improve question link above, add your code, and explain what the errors are. No one here is going to do your work for you.
Patrice T 20-Dec-20 12:19pm    
Show you code with error messages to get help.
Member 15026042 20-Dec-20 12:27pm    
The problem is that I do not know C ++ well. I am in my first year at the university and have started learning programming
Patrice T 20-Dec-20 12:50pm    
and the error messages are ?
Richard MacCutchan 20-Dec-20 13:17pm    
Sorry, I know nothing about adjacency matrices or depth first searches. You need to explain what error messages you are seeing.

you are in the first half of your homework. Read the task description more careful and implement it more precise.
So you should ask the user how many vertices should be used. You can use cin for input.
Than you should create randome vertices, for that you can use rand function.

tip: the bool for visited should be a flag on DFS.
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Member 15026042 20-Dec-20 13:25pm    
Can you help me write the code, I searched the internet but couldn't find the information I need, the above code found it in the internet
Here's one way to get a random value :
// obtain a random value scaled to be within limits

template< typename T >
inline T GetRandomValue( T minval, T maxval )
	return ( rand() * ( maxval - minval ) / (T) RAND_MAX ) + minval;
The random number generator must first be seeded by calling srand one time, usually at the beginning of main. For a random sequence call it like this :
srand( time( nullptr ) % RAND_MAX );
for a repeatable sequence call srand with a constant value, like 47. So after you ask the user how many vertices to use you need to have a for loop and call GetRandomValue to get the value to use for each vertex.
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Member 15026042 20-Dec-20 15:02pm    
thanks you vary much
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