Small topological complete subgraphs of “dense” graphs


A graph ofn vertices and\(4^{t^2 } n^{1 + \varepsilon } \) edges contains aTK t on at most 7t 2 logt/ε vertices. This answers a question of P. Erdős.

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Kostochka, A., Pyber, L. Small topological complete subgraphs of “dense” graphs. Combinatorica 8, 83–86 (1988).

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