Volume 25, No 1, 2018, P. 2541
UDC 519.1+519.173
A. A. Evdokimov and T. I. Fedoryaeva
Treelike structure graphs with full diversity of balls
Abstract:
Under study is the diversity of metric balls in connected finite ordinary graphs considered as a metric space with the usual shortestpath metric. We investigate the structure of graphs in which all balls of fixed radius $i$ are distinct for each $i$ less than the diameter of the graph. Let us refer to such graphs as graphs with full diversity of balls. For these graphs, we establish some properties connected with the existence of bottlenecks and find out the configuration of blocks in the graph. Using the obtained properties, we describe the treelike structure graphs with full diversity of balls.
Illustr. 8, bibliogr. 22
Keywords: graph, treelike structure graphs, metric ball, radius of a ball, number of balls, diversity vector of balls, full diversity of balls.
DOI: 10.17377/daio.2018.25.583
Alexander A. Evdokimov ^{1,2}
Tatiana I. Fedoryaeva ^{1,2}
1. Sobolev Institute of Mathematics,
4 Koptyug Ave., 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
2. Novosibirsk State University,
2 Pirogov St., 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
email: evdok@math.nsc.ru, fti@math.nsc.ru
Received 27 June 2017
Revised 8 August 2017
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