Publication Date



For any graph G=(V,E), a subset S of V dominates G if all vertices are contained in the closed neighborhood of S, that is N[S]=V. The minimum cardinality over all such S is called the domination number, written γ(G). In 1963, V.G. Vizing conjectured that γ(G □ H) ≥ γ(G)γ(H) where stands for the Cartesian product of graphs. In this note, we define classes of graphs An, for n≥0, so that every graph belongs to some such class, and A0 corresponds to class A of Bartsalkin and German. We prove that for any graph G in class A1, γ(GH) [γ(G)-√(γ(G))]γ(H).

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

ref_tag2016030104.pdf (82 kB)
Supplemental Reference List with DOIs