# On a connection of number theory with graph theory

Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal (2004)

- Volume: 54, Issue: 2, page 465-485
- ISSN: 0011-4642

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topSomer, Lawrence, and Křížek, Michal. "On a connection of number theory with graph theory." Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal 54.2 (2004): 465-485. <http://eudml.org/doc/30876>.

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abstract = {We assign to each positive integer $n$ a digraph whose set of vertices is $H=\lbrace 0,1,\dots ,n-1\rbrace $ and for which there is a directed edge from $a\in H$ to $b\in H$ if $a^2\equiv b\hspace\{4.44443pt\}(mod \; n)$. We establish necessary and sufficient conditions for the existence of isolated fixed points. We also examine when the digraph is semiregular. Moreover, we present simple conditions for the number of components and length of cycles. Two new necessary and sufficient conditions for the compositeness of Fermat numbers are also introduced.},

author = {Somer, Lawrence, Křížek, Michal},

journal = {Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal},

keywords = {Fermat numbers; Chinese remainder theorem; primality; group theory; digraphs; Fermat numbers; Chinese remainder theorem; primality; group theory; digraphs},

language = {eng},

number = {2},

pages = {465-485},

publisher = {Institute of Mathematics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic},

title = {On a connection of number theory with graph theory},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/30876},

volume = {54},

year = {2004},

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AU - Somer, Lawrence

AU - Křížek, Michal

TI - On a connection of number theory with graph theory

JO - Czechoslovak Mathematical Journal

PY - 2004

PB - Institute of Mathematics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

VL - 54

IS - 2

SP - 465

EP - 485

AB - We assign to each positive integer $n$ a digraph whose set of vertices is $H=\lbrace 0,1,\dots ,n-1\rbrace $ and for which there is a directed edge from $a\in H$ to $b\in H$ if $a^2\equiv b\hspace{4.44443pt}(mod \; n)$. We establish necessary and sufficient conditions for the existence of isolated fixed points. We also examine when the digraph is semiregular. Moreover, we present simple conditions for the number of components and length of cycles. Two new necessary and sufficient conditions for the compositeness of Fermat numbers are also introduced.

LA - eng

KW - Fermat numbers; Chinese remainder theorem; primality; group theory; digraphs; Fermat numbers; Chinese remainder theorem; primality; group theory; digraphs

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