1. Vertex-transitive expansions of (1, 3)-treesMarko Lovrečič Saražin, Dragan Marušič, 2010, published scientific conference contribution Abstract: A nonidentity automorphism of a graph is said to be semiregular if all of its orbits are of the same length. Given a graph ▫$X$▫ with a semiregular automorphism ▫$\gamma$▫, the quotient of ▫$X$▫ relative to ▫$\gamma$▫ is the multigraph ▫$X/\gamma$▫ whose vertices are the orbits of ▫$\gamma$▫ and two vertices are adjacent by an edge with multiplicity ▫$r$▫ if every vertex of one orbit is adjacent to ▫$r$▫ vertices of the other orbit. We say that ▫$X$▫ is an expansion of ▫$X/\gamma$▫. In [J.D. Horton, I.Z. Bouwer, Symmetric ▫$Y$▫-graphs and ▫$H$▫-graphs, J. Combin. Theory Ser. B 53 (1991) 114-129], Hortonand Bouwer considered a restricted sort of expansions (which we will call :strong" in this paper) where every leaf of ▫$X/\gamma$▫ expands to a single cycle in ▫$X$▫. They determined all cubic arc-transitive strong expansions of simple ▫$(1,3)$▫-trees, that is, trees with all of their vertice shaving valency 1 or 3, thus extending the classical result of Frucht, Graver and Watkins (see [R. Frucht, J.E. Graver, M.E. Watkins, The groups of the generalized Petersen graphs, Proc. Cambridge Philos. Soc. 70 (1971) 211-218]) about arc-transitive strong expansions of ▫$K_2$▫ (also known as the generalized Petersen graphs). In this paper another step is taken further by considering the possible structure of cubic vertex-transitive expansions of general ▫$(1,3)$▫-multitrees (where vertices with double edges are also allowed); thus the restriction on every leaf to be expanded to a single cycle is dropped. Found in: ključnih besedah Summary of found: Zadetek v naslovu Keywords: graph, tree, cubic, vertex-transitive, arc-transitive, expansion Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1956; Downloads: 49 Full text (0,00 KB) |
2. Hamilton paths in vertex-transitive graphs of order 10pKlavdija Kutnar, Dragan Marušič, Cui Zhang, 2012, original scientific article Abstract: It is shown that every connected vertex-transitive graph of order ▫$10p$▫, ▫$p \ne 7$▫ a prime, which is not isomorphic to a quasiprimitive graph arising from the action of PSL▫$(2,k)$▫ on cosets of ▫$\mathbb{Z}_k \times \mathbb{Z}_{(k-1)/10}$▫, contains a Hamilton path. Found in: ključnih besedah Summary of found: Zadetek v naslovu Keywords: graph, vertex-transitive, Hamilton cycle, Hamilton path, automorphism group Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1735; Downloads: 12 Full text (0,00 KB) |
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4. Distance-balanced graphs: Symmetry conditionsKlavdija Kutnar, Aleksander Malnič, Dragan Marušič, Štefko Miklavič, 2006, original scientific article Abstract: A graph ▫$X$▫ is said to be distance-balanced if for any edge ▫$uv$▫ of ▫$X$▫, the number of vertices closer to ▫$u$▫ than to ▫$v$▫ is equal to the number of vertices closer to ▫$v$▫ than to ▫$u$▫. A graph ▫$X$▫ is said to be strongly distance-balanced if for any edge ▫$uv$▫ of ▫$X$▫ and any integer ▫$k$▫, the number of vertices at distance ▫$k$▫ from ▫$u$▫ and at distance ▫$k+1$▫ from ▫$v$▫ is equal to the number of vertices at distance ▫$k+1$▫ from ▫$u$▫ and at distance ▫$k$▫ from ▫$v$▫. Exploring the connection between symmetry properties of graphs and the metric property of being (strongly) distance-balanced is the main theme of this article. That a vertex-transitive graph is necessarily strongly distance-balanced and thus also distance-balanced is an easy observation. With only a slight relaxation of the transitivity condition, the situation changes drastically: there are infinite families of semisymmetric graphs (that is, graphs which are edge-transitive, but not vertex-transitive) which are distance-balanced, but there are also infinite families of semisymmetric graphs which are not distance-balanced. Results on the distance-balanced property in product graphs prove helpful in obtaining these constructions. Finally, a complete classification of strongly distance-balanced graphs is given for the following infinite families of generalized Petersen graphs: GP▫$(n,2)$▫, GP▫$(5k+1,k)$▫, GP▫$(3k 3,k)$▫, and GP▫$(2k+2,k)$▫. Found in: ključnih besedah Summary of found: ...main theme of this article. That a vertex-transitive graph is necessarily strongly distance-balanced and thus... Keywords: graph theory, graph, distance-balanced graphs, vertex-transitive, semysimmetric, generalized Petersen graph Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1888; Downloads: 52 Full text (0,00 KB) |
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6. Hamilton paths and cycles in vertex-transitive graphs of order 6pKlavdija Kutnar, Primož Šparl, 2009, original scientific article Abstract: It is shown that every connected vertex-transitive graph of order ▫$6p$▫, where ▫$p$▫ is a prime, contains a Hamilton path. Moreover, it is shown that, except for the truncation of the Petersen graph, every connected vertex-transitive graph of order ▫$6p$▫ which is not genuinely imprimitive contains a Hamilton cycle. Found in: ključnih besedah Summary of found: Zadetek v naslovu Keywords: graph theory, vertex-transitive, Hamilton cycle, Hamilton path, automorphism group Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1676; Downloads: 14 Full text (0,00 KB) |
7. Classification of edge-transitive rose window graphsIstván Kovács, Klavdija Kutnar, Dragan Marušič, 2010, original scientific article Abstract: Given natural numbers ▫$n \ge 3$▫ and ▫$1 \le a$▫, ▫$r \le n-1$▫, the rose window graph ▫$R_n(a,r)$▫ is a quartic graph with vertex set ▫$\{x_i \vert i \in {\mathbb Z}_n\} \cup \{y_i \vert i \in {\mathbb Z}_n\}$▫ and edge set ▫$\{\{x_i, x_{i+1}\} \vert i \in {\mathbb Z}_n\} \cup \{\{y_i, y_{i+r}\} \vert i \in {\mathbb Z}_n\} \cup \{\{x_i, y_i\} \vert i \in {\mathbb Z}_n\} \cup \{\{x_{i+a}, y_i\} \vert i \in {\mathbb Z}_n\}$▫. In this article a complete classification of edge-transitive rose window graphs is given, thus solving one of three open problems about these graphs posed by Steve Wilson in 2001. Found in: ključnih besedah Summary of found: Zadetek v naslovu Keywords: group, graph, rose window, vertex-transitive, edge-transitive, arc-transitive Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1330; Downloads: 50 Full text (0,00 KB) |
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