Connected even factors in claw-free graphs

M.C. Li, L. Xiong, Haitze J. Broersma

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A connected even $[2,2s]$-factor of a graph $G$ is a connected factor with all vertices of degree $i(i=2,4,\ldots,2s)$, where $s\ge 1$ is an integer. In this paper, we show that every supereulerian $K_{1,s}$-free graph $(s\ge 2)$ contains a connected even $[2,2s-2]$-factor, hereby generalizing the result that every 4-connected claw-free graph has a connected $[2,4]$-factor by Broersma, Kriesell and Ryjacek.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)2282-2284
Number of pages3
JournalDiscrete mathematics
Issue numberWoTUG-31/11
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008


  • IR-62552
  • METIS-254916
  • EWI-14144

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