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The Enumeration of Point Labelled Chromatic Graphs and Trees

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  20 November 2018

T. L. Austin*
Technical Operations, Inc. Fort Monroe, Virginia
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Given n points with c1 of one colour, c2 of another colour, up to k colours, linear graphs are formed with the restriction that no line connects points of the same colour. Following fairly standard terminology, coloured graphs with this restriction will be called point chromatic graphs. Giving the points numerical labels running from 1 to ci for points of the ith colour (i = 1, 2, … , k) forms point labelled chromatic graphs. Note that this description is slightly different from assigning a label and a colour independently to each point.

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