Graphs and Combinatorics pp 37-44
Is the null-graph a pointless concept?
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- Harary F., Read R.C. (1974) Is the null-graph a pointless concept?. In: Bari R.A., Harary F. (eds) Graphs and Combinatorics. Lecture Notes in Mathematics, vol 406. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
The graph with no points and no lines is discussed critically. Arguments for and against its official admittance as a graph are presented. This is accompanied by an extensive survey of the literature. Paradoxical properties of the null-graph are noted. No conclusion is reached.
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