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Title: On felicitous graphs
Authors: Lee, S.-M.
Schmeichel, E.
Shee, S.C. 
Issue Date: 25-Nov-1991
Citation: Lee, S.-M.,Schmeichel, E.,Shee, S.C. (1991-11-25). On felicitous graphs. Discrete Mathematics 93 (2-3) : 201-209. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: A graph with n edges is called harmonious if it is possible to label the vertices with distinct numbers (modulo n) in such a way that the edge labels which are sums ofend-vertex labels are also distinct (modulo n). A generalization of harmonious graphs is felicitous graphs. In felicitous labelling distinct numbers (modulo n + 1) are used to label the vertices of a graph with n edges so that the edge labels are distinct (modulo n). We give some necessary conditions for a graph to be felicitous. Some families of graphs (cycles of order 4k, complete bipartite graphs, generalized Petersen graphs,...) are shown to be felicitous, while others (cycles of order 4k + 2, the complete graph Kitn when n≥5...) arenot. We also find that almost all graphs are not felicitous. © 1991.
Source Title: Discrete Mathematics
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/103708
ISSN: 0012365X
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