Home
Hostname: page-component-55b6f6c457-rfl4x Total loading time: 0.195 Render date: 2021-09-28T15:12:59.540Z Has data issue: true Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "metricsAbstractViews": false, "figures": true, "newCiteModal": false, "newCitedByModal": true, "newEcommerce": true, "newUsageEvents": true }

On Two Conjectures on Packing of Graphs

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 October 2005

Abstract

In 1978, Bollobás and Eldridge [5] made the following two conjectures.

1. (C1) There exists an absolute constant $c>0$ such that, if k is a positive integer and $G_1$ and $G_2$ are graphs of order n such that $\Delta(G_1),\Delta(G_2)\leq n-k$ and $e(G_1),e(G_2)\leq ck n$, then the graphs $G_1$ and $G_2$ pack.

2. (C2) For all $0<\alpha<1/2$ and $0<c<\sqrt{1/8}$, there exists an $n_0=n_0(\alpha,c)$ such that, if $G_1$ and $G_2$ are graphs of order $n>n_0$ satisfying $e(G_1)\leq \alpha n$ and $e(G_2)\leq c\sqrt{n^3/ \alpha}$, then the graphs $G_1$ and $G_2$ pack.

Conjecture (C2) was proved by Brandt [6]. In the present paper we disprove (C1) and prove an analogue of (C2) for $1/2\leq \alpha<1$. We also give sufficient conditions for simultaneous packings of about $\sqrt{n}/4$ sparse graphs.

Type
Paper
Information
Combinatorics, Probability and Computing , November 2005 , pp. 723 - 736
2005 Cambridge University Press

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)
6
Cited by

Send article to Kindle

Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

On Two Conjectures on Packing of Graphs
Available formats
×

Send article to Dropbox

To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

On Two Conjectures on Packing of Graphs
Available formats
×

To send this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

On Two Conjectures on Packing of Graphs
Available formats
×
×