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A Textbook of Graph Theory / Edition 1

A Textbook of Graph Theory / Edition 1

by R Balakrishnan, K Ranganathan


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This second edition includes two new chapters: one on domination in graphs and the other on the spectral properties of graphs, the latter including a discussion on graph energy. The chapter on graph colorings has been enlarged, covering additional topics such as homomorphisms and colorings and the uniqueness of the Mycielskian up to isomorphism.

This book also introduces several interesting topics such as Dirac's theorem on k-connected graphs, Harary-Nashwilliam's theorem on the hamiltonicity of line graphs, Toida-McKee's characterization of Eulerian graphs, the Tutte matrix of a graph, Fournier's proof of Kuratowski's theorem on planar graphs, the proof of the nonhamiltonicity of the Tutte graph on 46 vertices, and a concrete application of triangulated graphs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387988597
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Series: Universitext Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

About the Author

R. Balakrishnan is currently an Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at Bharathidasan University in India.

Table of Contents

Basic Results.- Directed Graphs.- Connectivity.- Trees.- Independent Sets and Matchings.- Eulerian and Hamiltonian Graphs.- Graph Colourings.- Planarity.- Triangulated Graphs.- Applications.

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