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Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory

2008 | 28 | 3 | 453-462
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The bondage number of graphs: good and bad vertices

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The domination number γ(G) of a graph G is the minimum number of vertices in a set D such that every vertex of the graph is either in D or is adjacent to a member of D. Any dominating set D of a graph G with |D| = γ(G) is called a γ-set of G. A vertex x of a graph G is called: (i) γ-good if x belongs to some γ-set and (ii) γ-bad if x belongs to no γ-set. The bondage number b(G) of a nonempty graph G is the cardinality of a smallest set of edges whose removal from G results in a graph with domination number greater then γ(G). In this paper we present new sharp upper bounds for b(G) in terms of γ-good and γ-bad vertices of G.
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453-462
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2008
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2007-09-20
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2008-07-14
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2008-07-14
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• Department of Mathematics, University of Architecture Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Hristo Smirnenski 1 Blv., 1046 Sofia, Bulgaria
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