Algorithmic Graph Theory and Perfect Graphs by Martin Charles Golumbic

By Martin Charles Golumbic

Algorithmic Graph conception and ideal Graphs, first released in 1980, has turn into the vintage creation to the sector. This new Annals variation keeps to exhibit the message that intersection graph versions are an important and demanding instrument for fixing real-world difficulties. It is still a stepping stone from which the reader may well embark on one of the interesting examine trails.

The prior 20 years were an amazingly fruitful interval of analysis in algorithmic graph concept and established households of graphs. specifically vital were the idea and purposes of latest intersection graph types similar to generalizations of permutation graphs and period graphs. those have bring about new households of excellent graphs and plenty of algorithmic effects. those are surveyed within the new Epilogue bankruptcy during this moment variation.

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Subdivide each edge of G into a path of length 3; call the resulting graph H. Clearly, if is a triangle-free graph with n + 2e vertices and 3e edges. Also, H can be constructed from G in 0(n + e) steps. Finally, since OL{H) = a(G) + e, a deterministic polynomial time algorithm which solves for

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