By W.D. Wallis

ISBN-10: 1475731345

ISBN-13: 9781475731347

ISBN-10: 1475731361

ISBN-13: 9781475731361

Concisely written, mild creation to graph thought appropriate as a textbook or for self-study

Graph-theoretic functions from assorted fields (computer technology, engineering, chemistry, administration science)

2nd ed. comprises new chapters on labeling and communications networks and small worlds, in addition to increased beginner's material

Many extra adjustments, advancements, and corrections because of school room use

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C has predecessor s. We now process Sz. There is no vertex in V\S1 adjacent to s, so s can be ignored in this and later iterations. The nearest vertex to a is b; w(a, b) = 2 so i(a) + w(a, b) = 7. The nearest vertex to c is d; w(c, d) = 4 so i(c) + w(c, d) = 10. So SJ = b, = {s, a, c, b} and i(b) = 7. b has predecessor a. The nearest vertex to a is d; w(a, d) = 3 so i(a) + w(a, d) = 8. The nearest vertex to c is d; w(c, d) = 4 so i(c) + w(c, d) = 10. The nearest vertex tob is e; w(b, e) = 5 so i(b) + w(b, e) = 12.

So ss = e, Ss = {s, a, c, b, d, e} and i(e) = 10. e has predecessor d. From now on b need not be considered. The nearest vertex to c is f; w(c, f) = 5 so i(c) + w(c, f) 11. The nearest vertex to d is g; w(d, g) = 3 so i(d) + w(d, g) = 11. The nearest vertex to e is h; w(e, h) = 2 so i(e) + w(e, h) = 12. Either f or g could be chosen. For convenience, suppose the earlier member of the aJphabet is a)ways chosen when equa) f-va)ues OCCUT. Then S6 = f, 56 = {s, a, c, b, d, e, f} and i(f) = 11. f has predecessor c.

This process may be continued until the remaining graph contains no cycle - that is, it is a tree. So, when the process stops, we have found a spanning tree. But the process must stop since G is finite and there are only finitely many edges that could be deleted. 4 generalizes to graphs with loops and multiple edges. lt is clear from the above proofthat a given multigraph may have many different spanning trees. In certain applications it is useful to know the exact number. We shall write r(G) for the number of spanning trees of a graph G.

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