Acta Mathematica Sinica, English Series

, Volume 28, Issue 9, pp 1865–1874 | Cite as

Vertex-antimagic labelings of regular graphs

  • Ali Ahmad
  • Kashif Ali
  • Martin Bača
  • Petr Kovář
  • Andrea Semaničová-Feňovčíková


Let G = (V,E) be a finite, simple and undirected graph with p vertices and q edges. An (a, d)-vertex-antimagic total labeling of G is a bijection f from V (G) ∪ E(G) onto the set of consecutive integers 1, 2, …, p + q, such that the vertex-weights form an arithmetic progression with the initial term a and difference d, where the vertex-weight of x is the sum of the value f(x) assigned to the vertex x together with all values f(xy) assigned to edges xy incident to x. Such labeling is called super if the smallest possible labels appear on the vertices.

In this paper, we study the properties of such labelings and examine their existence for 2r-regular graphs when the difference d is 0, 1, …, r + 1.


Super vertex-antimagic total labeling vertex-antimagic edge labeling regular graph 

MR(2000) Subject Classification



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali Ahmad
    • 1
  • Kashif Ali
    • 2
  • Martin Bača
    • 3
  • Petr Kovář
    • 4
  • Andrea Semaničová-Feňovčíková
    • 3
  1. 1.College of Computer Science and Information SystemsJazan UniversityJazanSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Faculty of MathematicsCOMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyLahorePakistan
  3. 3.Department of Applied Mathematics and InformaticsTechnical UniversityKošiceSlovakia
  4. 4.Department of Applied MathematicsVŠB-Technical University of OstravaOstrava-PorubaCzech Republic

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