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getancestors (biograph)

(To be removed) Find ancestors of a node in biograph object

getancestors (biograph) will be removed in a future release. Use predecessors instead. Note that the function does not let you specify NumGenerations. You can use distances to find the distances from all nodes to the target node after setting the edge weight to 1, and filter the nodes by distance to the appropriate depth.

Syntax

Node = getancestors(BiographNode)
Node = getancestors(BiographNode, NumGenerations)

Arguments

BiographNode

Node in a biograph object.

NumGenerations

Number of generations. Enter a positive integer.

Description

Node = getancestors(BiographNode) returns a node (BiographNode) and all of its direct ancestors.

Node = getancestors(BiographNode, NumGenerations) finds the node (BiographNode) and its direct ancestors up to a specified number of generations (NumGenerations). If NumGenerations is 0, the function returns the node itself.

Version History

Introduced before R2006a

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Warns starting in R2022a