Independent cycles and paths in bipartite balanced graphs

• Volume: 28, Issue: 3, page 535-549
• ISSN: 2083-5892

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Abstract

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Bipartite graphs G = (L,R;E) and H = (L’,R’;E’) are bi-placeabe if there is a bijection f:L∪R→ L’∪R’ such that f(L) = L’ and f(u)f(v) ∉ E’ for every edge uv ∈ E. We prove that if G and H are two bipartite balanced graphs of order |G| = |H| = 2p ≥ 4 such that the sizes of G and H satisfy ||G|| ≤ 2p-3 and ||H|| ≤ 2p-2, and the maximum degree of H is at most 2, then G and H are bi-placeable, unless G and H is one of easily recognizable couples of graphs. This result implies easily that for integers p and k₁,k₂,...,kₗ such that ${k}_{i}\ge 2$ for i = 1,...,l and k₁ +...+ kₗ ≤ p-1 every bipartite balanced graph G of order 2p and size at least p²-2p+3 contains mutually vertex disjoint cycles ${C}_{2k₁},...,{C}_{2kₗ}$, unless $G={K}_{3,3}-3{K}_{1,1}$.

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Beata Orchel, and A. Paweł Wojda. "Independent cycles and paths in bipartite balanced graphs." Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory 28.3 (2008): 535-549. <http://eudml.org/doc/270321>.

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abstract = {Bipartite graphs G = (L,R;E) and H = (L’,R’;E’) are bi-placeabe if there is a bijection f:L∪R→ L’∪R’ such that f(L) = L’ and f(u)f(v) ∉ E’ for every edge uv ∈ E. We prove that if G and H are two bipartite balanced graphs of order |G| = |H| = 2p ≥ 4 such that the sizes of G and H satisfy ||G|| ≤ 2p-3 and ||H|| ≤ 2p-2, and the maximum degree of H is at most 2, then G and H are bi-placeable, unless G and H is one of easily recognizable couples of graphs. This result implies easily that for integers p and k₁,k₂,...,kₗ such that $k_i ≥ 2$ for i = 1,...,l and k₁ +...+ kₗ ≤ p-1 every bipartite balanced graph G of order 2p and size at least p²-2p+3 contains mutually vertex disjoint cycles $C_\{2k₁\},...,C_\{2kₗ\}$, unless $G = K_\{3,3\} - 3K_\{1,1\}$.},
author = {Beata Orchel, A. Paweł Wojda},
journal = {Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory},
keywords = {bipartite graphs; bi-placing; path; cycle},
language = {eng},
number = {3},
pages = {535-549},
title = {Independent cycles and paths in bipartite balanced graphs},
url = {http://eudml.org/doc/270321},
volume = {28},
year = {2008},
}

TY - JOUR
AU - Beata Orchel
AU - A. Paweł Wojda
TI - Independent cycles and paths in bipartite balanced graphs
JO - Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory
PY - 2008
VL - 28
IS - 3
SP - 535
EP - 549
AB - Bipartite graphs G = (L,R;E) and H = (L’,R’;E’) are bi-placeabe if there is a bijection f:L∪R→ L’∪R’ such that f(L) = L’ and f(u)f(v) ∉ E’ for every edge uv ∈ E. We prove that if G and H are two bipartite balanced graphs of order |G| = |H| = 2p ≥ 4 such that the sizes of G and H satisfy ||G|| ≤ 2p-3 and ||H|| ≤ 2p-2, and the maximum degree of H is at most 2, then G and H are bi-placeable, unless G and H is one of easily recognizable couples of graphs. This result implies easily that for integers p and k₁,k₂,...,kₗ such that $k_i ≥ 2$ for i = 1,...,l and k₁ +...+ kₗ ≤ p-1 every bipartite balanced graph G of order 2p and size at least p²-2p+3 contains mutually vertex disjoint cycles $C_{2k₁},...,C_{2kₗ}$, unless $G = K_{3,3} - 3K_{1,1}$.
LA - eng
KW - bipartite graphs; bi-placing; path; cycle
UR - http://eudml.org/doc/270321
ER -

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