A short proof of a conjecture on the Tr-choice number of even cycles

R.A. Sitters

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Abstract

In this note we prove that the $T_r$-choice number of the cycle $C_{2n}$ is equal to the $T_r$-choice number of the path (tree) on $4n-1$ vertices, i.e. $T_r$-$ch(C_{2n}) = \left\lfloor(2r+2)(4n-2)/(4n-1)\right\rfloor + 1$. This solves a recent conjecture of Alon and Zaks.
Original languageUndefined
Place of PublicationEnschede
PublisherUniversiteit Twente
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)0169-2690
Publication statusPublished - 1998

Publication series

NameMemorandum / Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
PublisherDepartment of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente
No.1477
ISSN (Print)0169-2690

Keywords

  • MSC-05C15
  • Graph colouring
  • Tr-choice number
  • even cycle
  • METIS-141277
  • choosability
  • EWI-3297
  • list colouring
  • IR-65666
  • choice number

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Sitters, R. A. (1998). A short proof of a conjecture on the Tr-choice number of even cycles. (Memorandum / Faculty of Mathematical Sciences; No. 1477). Enschede: Universiteit Twente.
Sitters, R.A. / A short proof of a conjecture on the Tr-choice number of even cycles. Enschede : Universiteit Twente, 1998. 5 p. (Memorandum / Faculty of Mathematical Sciences; 1477).
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Sitters, RA 1998, A short proof of a conjecture on the Tr-choice number of even cycles. Memorandum / Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, no. 1477, Universiteit Twente, Enschede.

A short proof of a conjecture on the Tr-choice number of even cycles. / Sitters, R.A.

Enschede : Universiteit Twente, 1998. 5 p. (Memorandum / Faculty of Mathematical Sciences; No. 1477).

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