>> I almost immediately Then is an oriented graph. Proof. Proof. /Length 390 Let Dbe a strongly connected balanced bipartite directed graph of order 2a≥ 10 other than a directed cycle. A graph is Hamiltonian if it has a cycle that visits every vertex exactly once; such a cycle is called a Hamiltonian cycle. A graph is Hamiltonian-connected if for every pair of vertices there is a Hamiltonian path between the two vertices. v 2 v 1 v 4 v 3 v 2 v 1 v 4 v 3 H H 0 Figure 1.1: Example of a switch for k= 2. Let be disjoint digraphs with vertices, respectively. Lee [18,19], Lee and Lin [22], and Lin [23] established necessary and su cient conditions for the ex-istence of (Ck;Sk)-decompositions of the complete bipartite graph, the tonian Cycle is NP-complete for triangular grid graphs, while a hamiltonian cycle in connected, locally connected triangular grid graph can be found in polynomial time. Let be a Hamiltonian graph with vertices and arcs; let ( is an integer) denote a Hamiltonian orientation of . In particular, a cycle is a 2-regular connected nontrivial graph. Then contains a unique dicycle containing . We prove that M(K << endstream Since is weakly connected, contains an arc . (v) Let be a Hamiltonian dicycle of . The problems of ﬁnding necessary and suﬃcient conditions for graphs to be Hamiltonian Left side: The Hamiltonian cycle His the circle. If the cycle is also a hamiltonian cycle, then G is said to be k-ordered hamiltonian. For any arc , since is strong, there must be a directed -path in . 26 0 obj Bipartite permutation graphs form a proper subclass of chordal bipartite graphs, and unit interval Corollary 12. The upshot is that the Ore property gives … Suppose that has a dicycle cover . (iv) Let be a dicycle of with . >> The problem of determining if a graph is Hamiltonian is well known to be NP-complete. Combin. The matching graph M(G) of a graph G has a vertex set of all perfect matchings of G, with two vertices being adjacent whenever the union of the corresponding perfect matchings forms a Hamiltonian cycle of G. We show that the matching graph M(K n,n) of a complete bipartite graph is bipartite if and only if n is even or n = 1. Without loss of generality, we consider oriented graphs and ; suppose that there exists a dicycle such that Thus, there must exist four different arcswith and , as shown in Figure 2, or four different arcswith and , as shown in Figure 3.By Definition 9, Lemma 5(iii), and (6), we have , and so or , contrary to the assumption that is a dicycle. West March 23, 2012 Abstract We prove that every Hamiltonian graph with n vertices and m edges It follows by that cannot contain , contrary to the assumption. (ii)In particular, any has a dicycle cover with . To complete the proof of Theorem 1, we present the next lemma. The matching graph M (G) of a graph G has a vertex set of all perfect matchings of G, with two vertices being adjacent whenever the union of the corresponding perfect matchings forms a Hamiltonian cycle of G. We show that theM then the graph is not Hamiltonian. endobj This bound is best possible. This bound is best possible. $\begingroup$ A bipartite graph with an odd number of vertices cannot have a Hamiltonian cycle but the question asks for Hamiltonian paths. $\endgroup$ – David Richerby Nov 28 '13 at 17:38 Hamilton Cycles in Bipartite … The task is to find the number of different Hamiltonian cycle of the graph. An early exact algorithm for finding a Hamiltonian cycle on a directed graph was the enumerative algorithm of Martello. Lemma 2. This contradiction justifies (vi). Thus, by Lemma 5(v), is the unique Hamiltonian dicycle of . We assume that and (the case when is depicted in Figure 1).Claim 1. We give sufﬁcient Ore-type conditions for a balanced bipartite graph to contain every matching in a hamiltonian cycle or a cycle not necessarily hamiltonian. In the following, we call the fundamental dicycle of with respect to . We start with an observation, stated as lemma below. x��T;S�@��[&E��{�T������8B�L ���{�QG�-�}��}�{�P��'�K���{8H#�������Q�j�O;K&�~���뿪�$�]�8�����7�����a�럠�L�V���1��b Since is a dicycle, there must be a vertex such that . Similarly, a graph Ghas a Hamiltonian cycle if Since , we choose the largest label , such that . Following [2], for a digraph and denote the vertex set and arc set of , respectively. It is natural to consider the number of dicycles needed to cover a digraph. A Hamiltonian cycle in a graph is a cycle that visits each vertex exactly once. << By Corollary 7 and Theorem 11, we have the following corollary. Let be a dicycle and let be an arc not in but with . Lemma 3. If has a Hamiltonian dicycle, then has a dicycle cover with . (iii); ; . 14 0 obj Then is a dicycle cover of with . By Lemma 5(iv), we must have . The main purpose is to investigate the number of dicycles needed to cover a Hamiltonian oriented graph. Hamiltonian cycle on planar undirected bipartite max-degree-3 graphs is NP-complete by reduction from the corresponding directed graph problem [IPS82]. ym N��b=�"�^��$��z����^�������X�)�������ހ=ؑ��0���Q��0Ë��f���f�&�XUo�7��T��:��U����f��_���YM��:L�=8gS*�4 %���� Since is a dicycle of , there must be such that . It follows from Lemma 5(iv) that we must have . This proves (iv). Let be a Hamiltonian simple graph. Let denote the directed Hamiltonian cycle of . Proof. A graph G is Hamiltonian if it has a spanning cycle. Since , we have . Suppose we have a black box to solve Hamiltonian Cycle, how do we x��RMO�@��W����ag��W�"�$M lB�D���nAB�. Inst. Camion [13, 14] proved that every strong tournament is Hamiltonian. endobj << While there are several necessary conditions for Hamiltonicity, the A subgraph H of an edge-colored graph G is rainbow if all of its edges have different colors. Then = . We switch along the cycle v 1v 2v 3v 4, drawn thick.Right side: The modi ed graph … Since , we conclude that , contrary to the assumption that . By the definition of , we have and . Let be disjoint Hamiltonian oriented graphs on vertices and arcs, respectively, and let . Corollary 13. Let and denote the out-neighbourhood and in-neighbourhood of in , respectively. is a Hamiltonian cycle, a 1-factor, or an almost 1-factor. Bondy [3] conjectured that if is a 2-connected simple graph with vertices, then has a cycle cover with . We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted research articles as well as case reports and case series related to COVID-19. Luo and Chen [4] proved that this conjecture holds for 2-connected simple cubic graphs. Since is a dicycle cover of , there exists a dicycle with . Solution.Every cycle in a bipartite graph is even and alternates between vertices from V 1and V 2. A digraph is strong if, for any distinct , has a -dipath. A Hamiltonian cycle in Γ is a cycle that visits every vertex of V exactly once. (iii) This follows immediately from Definition 4. This proves the corollary. Let be an oriented graph on vertices and arcs. The authors declare that there is no conflict of interests regarding the publication of this paper. For each , let denote the fundamental dicycle of with respect to . Then has a dicycle cover with . 2016, Article ID 7942192, 5 pages, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1155/2016/7942192, 1Department of Mathematics, College of Science, Qassim University, P.O. Cycle Spectra of Hamiltonian Graphs Kevin G. Milans†, Florian Pfender‡, Dieter Rautenbach , Friedrich Regen , and Douglas B. It follows that if , then implies in . Let G[X,Y] be a bipartite graph. Thus, for a digraph ,â if and only if, for any proper nonempty subset , . Fan [10] settled this conjecture by showing that it holds for all simple 2-connected graphs. Each of the following holds for the digraph : (i)The dicycle is a Hamiltonian dicycle of . Let be integer, let be a Hamiltonian graph with vertices and edges, and let be a complete graph on vertices: (i)Any member in has a dicycle cover with . Hamiltonian cycle from a complete bipartite graph; the h it is maximally nonhamiltonian: it has no Hamiltonian cycle, but any two vertices can be connecte ntries are absent above if the graph has no Hamiltonian cycle, which is I was asked this as a small part of one of my interviews for admission to Oxford. Definition 10. This bound is best possible. A directed path in a digraph from a vertex to a vertex is called a -dipath. Proof. It follows (e.g., Section 2.1 of [2]) that is acyclic, and so (ii) holds. Since , we have . /Filter /FlateDecode Let and be two disjoint digraphs; and The 2-sum of and is obtained from the union of and by identifying the arcs and ; that is, and . Every Hamiltonian orientation of balanced complete bipartite graph has a dicycle cover with . This proves Claim 1.By Claim 1, for every dicycle in , all arcs in (except for the arc () belong to exactly one of oriented graphs By Definition 4 and Lemma 6, every dicycle cover of oriented graph must have at least dicycles. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. In a max-degree-3 directed graph, each vertex has either in-degree or out-degree 1, so that edge must be in any Hamiltonian cycle. Choose the largest integer with such that . A Hamiltonian cycle, Hamiltonian circuit, vertex tour or graph cycle is a cycle that visits each vertex exactly once. Hence the corollary below follows from Theorem 1. This completes the proof. First, HamCycle 2NP. For each arc , since is a dicycle cover of , there must be a dicycle such that . This bound is best possible. By Definition 4, either and or and . >> By Theorem 1, has a dicycle cover with . 2 Hamiltonian and traceable bipartite graphs In this section, we consider the bipartite graphs. OR A Hamiltonian path which starts and ends at the same vertex is called as a Hamiltonian circuit. x��SIO�P��+���x3}[�j\�ŭ�bPK���}�� F�D�����*a;rE�����HH �j K�@] s����R�c�B�������u�it7�t�ZA��pBK��@� ��Ut�X֏U�_��[n?�� Thus a digraph is strong if and only if . Hamilton Cycles in Bipartite Graphs Theorem If a bipartite graph has a Hamilton cycle, then it must have an even number vertices. /Length 329 The complete bipartite graph K n;n is Hamiltonian, for all n 2. Proof. (ii) By Definition 4, the labels of the vertices satisfy only if . Lai, âCycle covers of planar graphs,â, H.-J. By Definition 4(ii), . We start with 2 sums of digraphs. K n;n is a simple graph on 2nvertices. Let be disjoint strong tournaments with vertices, respectively. A different sort of cycle graph, here termed a group 44 0 obj Lai and X. Li, âSmall cycle cover of 2-connected cubic graphs,â, F. Yang and X. Li, âSmall cycle covers of 3-connected cubic graphs,â, P. Camion, âChemins et circuits hamiltoniens des graphes complets,â, J. W. Moon, âOn subtournaments of a tournament,â. A. Bondy, âSmall cycle double covers of graphs,â in, Y. X. Luo and R. S. Chen, âCycle covers of 2-connected 3-regular graphs,â, H.-J. << If is obtained from a simple undirected graph by assigning an orientation to the edges of , then is an oriented graph. Any simple digraph on vertices can be viewed as a subdigraph of . (ii)In particular, any has a dicycle cover with . Corollary 8. By Lemma 5(vi), . If has a Hamiltonian dicycle, then has a dicycle cover with . The Petersen graph has a Hamiltonian path but no Hamiltonian cycle. We can also see that this is true without using the previous theorem, since if a bipartite graph is Hamiltonian and is properly colored red and blue, then its Hamiltonian cycle must be of even order stream Let denote a tournament of order . By the choice of , we must have , and so . This bound is best possible. More precisely, we show that the Hamiltonian cycle reconﬁguration problem is PSPACE-complete for chordal bipartite graphs, strongly chordal split graphs, and bipartite graphs with maximum degree 6. If , then there exists such that . (vi)If is a dicycle of , then contains at most one arc in . Dicycle Cover of Hamiltonian Oriented Graphs, Department of Mathematics, College of Science, Qassim University, P.O. The question led to these cycles being considered, and I was asked, "how many such [cycles] are there?" (ii)The digraph is acyclic. Hence, . ��}����4~�V ��`A��Z^�TȌ� �r�&����$��\�O���EC Let be a complete bipartite graph with vertex bipartition and ; then has Hamiltonian cycle if and only if ; that is, is balanced. (i)Orient the edges in the Hamiltonian cycle as follows:(ii)For each , and for each , assign directions to edges of not in as follows: We make the following observations stated in the lemma below. By the minimality of , we must have . We construct the 2-sum digraph from the union of by identifying the arcs such that and . Definition 9. It has been shown that, for plane triangulations, serial-parallel graphs, or planar graphs in general, one can have a better bound for the number of cycles used in a cover [5â8]. (i) follows immediately from Definition 4(i). Corollary 14. stream In this section, we will show that Theorem 1 can also be applied to certain non-Hamiltonian digraphs which can be built via 2 sums. %PDF-1.5 ��JJ�y�Ω^1���)d{���� Hamiltonian Cycle is NP-complete Theorem Hamiltonian Cycle is NP-complete. can be extended to a Hamiltonian cycle. /Filter /FlateDecode A graph that contains a Hamiltonian cycle is called a Hamiltonian graph. A path with an odd number of vertices is bipartite but still has a Hamiltonian path. A dicycle cover of a digraph is a family of dicycles of such that each arc of lies in at least one dicycle in . Every strong tournament on vertices has a dicycle cover with . Let be a Hamiltonian simple graph. Since an oriented balanced complete bipartite graph has arcs, so, by Theorem 1, we have .To prove the bound is best possible, we need to construct, for each integer , a Hamiltonian oriented balanced complete bipartite graph on vertices such that any dicycle cover of must have at least dicycles in . This bound is best possible. By Definition 4(i) and (ii), , contrary to the fact that is a Hamiltonian dicycle of . x�Ő;o1���S��[n��Gڠ ���]��A�\���cs ��$����yG�юK,Qb��?ȑ��� Lemma 6. /Filter /FlateDecode This drawing with order-3 symmetry is the one given by Kempe (1886). By the maximality of and by Definition 4(i), we conclude that . Let be an oriented graph on vertices and arcs. This bound is best possible. Let denote a balanced complete bipartite graph. This bound is best possible. Copyright © 2016 Khalid A. Alsatami et al. Review articles are excluded from this waiver policy. Thus, has a dicycle cover with .Let be disjoint Hamiltonian simple graphs for . It is the smallest bridgeless cubic graph with no Hamiltonian cycle. To prove that Theorem 1 is best possible, we need to construct, for each integer , a Hamiltonian oriented graph on vertices and arcs such that any dicycle cover of must have at least dicycles in . Why? ǁ@N�� �Y(&ˈ�RH�6k���2��?Y����%�'-~�� �ȴ�����n���UM5�IJ&���b�fT��2�VY7UQ�xD_ڌOI��2���Ͱ�ݍ3�F�akp(j6�z�j��N����5�{�>+{���{� ד/�[0t_!�u�Q�K��ZP�|�M��zg��_��B��w�������-2kM��T�0&�T(gy%��lm�eA��v7H��&�+� Since a Hamilton cycle uses all the vertices in V If the cycle is also a hamiltonian cycle, then Gis said to be k-ordered hamiltonian. Every Hamiltonian orientation of balanced complete bipartite graph has a dicycle cover with . Since an oriented balanced complete . We give minimum degree conditions and sum of degree conditions for nonadjacent vertices that imply a balanced bipartite graph to be k-ordered Since is Hamiltonian, we may assume that and is a Hamiltonian cycle of . (v)The dicycle is the unique Hamiltonian dicycle of . By Definition 4(ii), we have , contrary to the fact that is a dicycle of containing . HenceThis proves the lemma. This bound is best possible. Let . Barnette [9] proved that if is a 3-connected simple planar graph of order , then the edges of can be covered by at most cycles. Let be integer, let be a Hamiltonian bipartite graph with vertices and edges, and let be a complete bipartite graph: (i)Any has a dicycle cover with . Let denote a sequence of 2 sums of , that is, . In the next section, we will first show that every Hamiltonian oriented graph with vertices and arcs can be covered by at most dicycles. endstream The best possible number of cycles needed to cover cubic graphs has been obtained in [11, 12]. �E[W�"���w��q�[vA8&�!㩅|��p�ڦ�j>���d͟���Ъ]���O� �Tk�wYh-s���j^�մ�)LtP�A�Q;.�s{�h�*/�Ԣo�)�TQ���2�RLHBr�x(�����b�Q1o����������ٔ�^�Ƞ�)8�I9z��%��Mu��e�&.1�_Au���ʓ�(ZP�]�p{��a (vi) By contradiction, we assume that has a dicycle which contains two arcs: . For notational convenience, we adopt the notations in Definition 4 and denote . Lai and H. Y. Lai, âSmall cycle covers of planar graphs,â, D. W. Barnette, âCycle covers of planar 3-connected graphs,â, G. Fan, âSubgraph coverings and edge switchings,â, H.-J. By Definition 10, is a dicycle cover of . Without loss of generality and by Lemma 2, we further assume that .Let be the smallest integer such that . By Lemmas 3 and 6, Theorem 1 follows. We may assume that and is a Hamiltonian cycle of . A dicycle cover of a digraph is a collection of dicycles of such that . We use denoting an arc with tail and head . A graph that has a Hamiltonian cycle is said to be Hamiltonian. (v) = n / 2 for all v. This means the only simple bipartite graph that satisfies the Ore condition is the complete bipartite graph K n / 2, n / 2, in which the two parts have size n / 2 and every vertex of X is adjacent to every vertex of Y. We are about to show that Theorem 1 can be applied to obtain dicycle cover bounds for certain families of oriented graphs. /Filter /FlateDecode We claim that . If there exists a Cycle in the connected graph that contains all the vertices of the graph, then that cycle is called as a Hamiltonian circuit. Moreover, for the hamiltonian case we prove that the condition is almost best possible. We prove the following. Theorem 1. Proof. A search procedure by Frank Rubin divides the edges of the graph into three classes: those that must be in the path, those that cannot be in the path, and undecided. We construct an orientation as the orientation of Definition 4; thus, by Lemmas 5 and 6, every dicycle cover of must have at least dicycles. 38 0 obj We may assume that and is a Hamiltonian cycle of , and letFor notational convenience, we adopt the notations in Definition 4 and denote . The conclusions of the next corollaries follow from Theorem 1. Theorem 11. The sharpness of these corollaries can be demonstrated using similar constructions displayed in Lemma 6 and Corollary 8. This bound is best possible. Proof. Appl. We present a construction of such an orientation . Box 6644, Buraydah 51452, Saudi Arabia, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA, College of Mathematics Sciences, Xinjiang Normal University, Urumqi 830054, China, Orient the edges in the Hamiltonian cycle, J. stream Bipartite Graphs, Complete Bipartite Graph with Solved Examples - Graph Theory Hindi Classes Discrete Maths - Graph Theory Video Lectures for B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA Students in Hindi Thus, by Lemma 5(v), is the unique Hamiltonian dicycle of .Let be a dicycle cover of . /Length 406 Then has a dicycle cover with . If bipartite graph has a Hamiltonian cycle, then is balanced. Best possible upper bounds of dicycle covers are obtained in a number of classes of digraphs including strong tournaments, Hamiltonian oriented graphs, Hamiltonian oriented complete bipartite graphs, and families of possibly non-Hamiltonian digraphs obtained from these digraphs via a sequence of 2-sum operations. For , we defineLetWhen , we write and . Let be a Hamiltonian graph and let be the orientation of given in Definition 4. A bipartite graph with vertex bipartition is balanced if . stream Corollary 7. Corollary 8. /Length 215 To emphasize the distinction between graphs and digraphs, a directed cycle or path in a digraph is often referred to as a dicycle or dipath. A cycle cover of a graph is a collection of cycles of such that . Complete Graph: A graph is said to be complete if each possible vertices is connected through an Edge. Box 6644, Buraydah 51452, Saudi Arabia, 2Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA, 3College of Mathematics Sciences, Xinjiang Normal University, Urumqi 830054, China. Then we show that, for every Hamiltonian graph with vertices and edges, there exists an orientation of such that any dicycle cover of must have at least dicycles. 16 (1996) 87–91] asserts that every perfect matching of the hypercube Q d can be extended to a Hamiltonian cycle. A digraph is weakly connected if the underlying graph of is connected. Theorem K m;n has a Hamilton cycle if and only if m = n 2. Khalid A. Alsatami, Hong-Jian Lai, Xindong Zhang, "Dicycle Cover of Hamiltonian Oriented Graphs", Journal of Discrete Mathematics, vol. The Petersen graph is hypo-Hamiltonian: by deleting any vertex, such as the center vertex in the drawing, the remaining graph is Hamiltonian. endstream Proof. We consider finite loopless graphs and digraphs, and undefined notations and terms will follow [1] for graphs and [2] for digraphs. One defines an orientation as follows. Proof. Bondy [3] showed that this conjecture, if proved, would be best possible. We give minimum degree conditions and sum of degree conditions for nonadjacent vertices that imply a balanced bipartite graph to bek let G be an There does not exist a dicycle whose arcs intersect arcs in two or more âsââ.By Definition 9, we have ââ. >> We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly as possible. Second, we show 3-SAT P Hamiltonian Cycle. Lai and H. Y. Lai, âCycle covers in graphs without subdivisions of K4,â, H.-J. Lemma 5. By the choice of , we can only have and . endobj Hamiltonian Path is NP-Complete CSC 463 March 5, 2020 1 Hamiltonian Path A graph Ghas a Hamiltonian path from sto tif there is an sto tpath that visits all of the vertices exactly once. A weakly connected digraph has a dicycle cover if and only if . Thus we have . This proves that must be strong.Conversely, assume that is strong. Let be an arc of . Thus, . The bipartite graph G⋆[X,Y] is called quasi-complement of G, which is constructed as follows: V(G⋆) = V(G) and xy ∈ E(G⋆) if and only if xy ∈ E(G) for x ∈ X, y ∈ Y. Let denote a balanced complete bipartite graph. Let denote the complete digraph on vertices. It follows that is a dicycle of containing , and so is a dicycle cover of . Given an undirected complete graph of N vertices where N > 2. Since , we assume that and . Kreweras' conjecture [G. Kreweras: Matchings and Hamiltonian cycles on hypercubes, Bull. We call the vertices in and the out-neighbours and the in-neighbours of . Since is a dicycle, there must be with such that . If is an arc subset of , then denotes the digraph . Definition 4. So for n 2, we have that K n;n has at least 3 vertices. If , then is the subdigraph induced by . 2000 Mathematics Subject Classiﬁcation: 05C38 (05C45, 68Q25). For a positive integer , let denote the family of all 2-sum generated digraphs , as well as a member in the family (for notational convenience). In this section, all graphs are assumed to be simple. In graph theory, a cycle graph , sometimes simply known as an -cycle (Pemmaraju and Skiena 2003, p. 248), is a graph on nodes containing a single cycle through all nodes. There exists an orientation such that every dicycle cover of must have at least dicycles. We investigate the problem of determining the upper bounds for the minimum number of dicycles which cover all arcs in a strong digraph. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions. If is not strong, then there exists a proper nonempty subset such that . Lai and H. Y. Lai, âCycle covering of plane triangulations,â, H.-J. As in [2], denotes the arc-strong-connectivity of . (iv)The dicycle is the only dicycle of containing the arc . To consider the number of different Hamiltonian cycle of the following, we must an! 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