# Motif Alpha

Returns the number of 2-edge temporal motifs for every node in the graph.

The algorithms identifies 2-edge-1-node temporal motifs; It detects one type of motifs:

Type-1: Detects motifs that exhibit incoming flow followed by outgoing flow in the form;

### Implementation

1. For each vertex, for each incoming edge it checks whether there are any outgoing edges that occur after

### Parameters

• fileOutput (String) : The path where the output will be saved. If not specified, defaults to /tmp/PageRank

### Returns

• ID (Long) : Vertex ID
• Number of Type1 motifs (Long) : Number of Type-1 motifs.

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