# Asteroidal Quadruples in non Rooted Path Graphs

Marisa Gutierrez; Benjamin Lévêque; Silvia B. Tondato

Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory (2015)

- Volume: 35, Issue: 4, page 603-614
- ISSN: 2083-5892

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topMarisa Gutierrez, Benjamin Lévêque, and Silvia B. Tondato. "Asteroidal Quadruples in non Rooted Path Graphs." Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory 35.4 (2015): 603-614. <http://eudml.org/doc/275861>.

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abstract = {A directed path graph is the intersection graph of a family of directed subpaths of a directed tree. A rooted path graph is the intersection graph of a family of directed subpaths of a rooted tree. Rooted path graphs are directed path graphs. Several characterizations are known for directed path graphs: one by forbidden induced subgraphs and one by forbidden asteroids. It is an open problem to find such characterizations for rooted path graphs. For this purpose, we are studying in this paper directed path graphs that are non rooted path graphs. We prove that such graphs always contain an asteroidal quadruple.},

author = {Marisa Gutierrez, Benjamin Lévêque, Silvia B. Tondato},

journal = {Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory},

keywords = {clique trees; rooted path graphs; asteroidal quadruples},

language = {eng},

number = {4},

pages = {603-614},

title = {Asteroidal Quadruples in non Rooted Path Graphs},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/275861},

volume = {35},

year = {2015},

}

TY - JOUR

AU - Marisa Gutierrez

AU - Benjamin Lévêque

AU - Silvia B. Tondato

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JO - Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory

PY - 2015

VL - 35

IS - 4

SP - 603

EP - 614

AB - A directed path graph is the intersection graph of a family of directed subpaths of a directed tree. A rooted path graph is the intersection graph of a family of directed subpaths of a rooted tree. Rooted path graphs are directed path graphs. Several characterizations are known for directed path graphs: one by forbidden induced subgraphs and one by forbidden asteroids. It is an open problem to find such characterizations for rooted path graphs. For this purpose, we are studying in this paper directed path graphs that are non rooted path graphs. We prove that such graphs always contain an asteroidal quadruple.

LA - eng

KW - clique trees; rooted path graphs; asteroidal quadruples

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