[Neo4j] cypher question - subqueries possible?

Peter Neubauer peter.neubauer at neotechnology.com
Tue Nov 29 00:12:41 CET 2011


Johan,
got a graph picture on this?

Cheers,

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On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 11:48 PM, jschweigl <johann.schweigl at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I have three kinds of nodes A, B and C. Both type A and B (distinguished by
> a property) have a relationship of the same type to node type C. I want to
> find nodes C which have a relationship to A but not to B.
>
> The only idea I came up with is to have a query return all A nodes having a
> relationship to C as a START nodeset and then count B nodes having a
> relationship to the nodes from the set with count 0. But as START only
> accepts node id or index queries, that's not possible.
>
> Do you plan to include set operations in cypher? UNION and INTERSECTION of
> query results would also be an approach.
>
> Or, even better, is there a solution using current language features? I'm
> still quite new to the topic, so I might have missed something.
>
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