Designs, Codes and Cryptography

, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 23–31 | Cite as

Constructing codes identifying sets of vertices



For all t ≥  2, we give an explicit construction of an infinite family of graphs such that G admits a code identifying sets of at most t vertices of G of cardinality O(t 2 ln |V(G)|) for all members G of the family. This beats the best previously known explicit construction by a factor of t 2.


Identifying codes Fault detection Code construction 


AMS classifications 05C99 94B60 94C12 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ERTé “Maths à Modeler”, Groupe de Recherche GéoDLaboratoire LeibnizGrenoble CedexFrance

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