Graphs and Combinatorics

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 551–557 | Cite as

Rooted Complete Minors in Line Graphs with a Kempe Coloring

  • Matthias Kriesell
  • Samuel MohrEmail author
Original Paper


It has been conjectured that if a finite graph has a vertex coloring such that the union of any two color classes induces a connected graph, then for every set T of vertices containing exactly one member from each color class there exists a complete minor such that T contains exactly one member from each branching set. Here we prove the statement for line graphs.


Coloring Clique minor Kempe coloring Line graph 

Mathematics Subject Classification

05c15 05c40 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Mathematik der Technischen Universität IlmenauIlmenauGermany

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