# Efficient Testing of Large Graphs

```@article{Alon1999EfficientTO,
title={Efficient Testing of Large Graphs},
author={Noga Alon and Eldar Fischer and Michael Krivelevich and Mario Szegedy},
journal={Combinatorica},
year={1999},
volume={20},
pages={451-476}
}```
• Published 1 April 2000
• Mathematics
• Combinatorica
P be a property of graphs. An -test for P is a randomized algorithm which, given the ability to make queries whether a desired pair of vertices of an input graph G with n vertices are adjacent or not, distinguishes, with high probability, between the case of G satisfying P and the case that it has to be modified by adding and removing more than edges to make it satisfy P. The property P is called testable, if for every there exists an -test for P whose total number of queries is independent of…
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