# On generating snarks

Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory (1998)

- Volume: 18, Issue: 2, page 147-158
- ISSN: 2083-5892

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topBusiso P. Chisala. "On generating snarks." Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory 18.2 (1998): 147-158. <http://eudml.org/doc/270280>.

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abstract = {We discuss the construction of snarks (that is, cyclically 4-edge connected cubic graphs of girth at least five which are not 3-edge colourable) by using what we call colourable snark units and a welding process.},

author = {Busiso P. Chisala},

journal = {Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory},

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