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exercism fetch python pov

POV

Reparent a graph on a selected node.

Tree Reparenting

This exercise is all about re-orientating a graph to see things from a different point of view. For example family trees are usually presented from the ancestor's perspective:

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    +------0------+
    |      |      |
  +-1-+  +-2-+  +-3-+
  |   |  |   |  |   |
  4   5  6   7  8   9

But the same information can be presented from the perspective of any other node in the graph, by pulling it up to the root and dragging its relationships along with it. So the same graph from 6's perspective would look like:

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  +-----2-----+
  |           |
  7     +-----0-----+
        |           |
      +-1-+       +-3-+
      |   |       |   |
      4   5       8   9

This lets us more simply describe the paths between two nodes. So for example the path from 6-9 (which in the first graph goes up to the root and then down to a different leaf node) can be seen to follow the path 6-2-0-3-9

This exercise involves taking an input graph and re-orientating it from the point of view of one of the nodes.

Submitting Exercises

Note that, when trying to submit an exercise, make sure the solution is in the exercism/python/<exerciseName> directory.

For example, if you're submitting bob.py for the Bob exercise, the submit command would be something like exercism submit <path_to_exercism_dir>/python/bob/bob.py.

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Submitting Incomplete Solutions

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