Edge-colored complete graphs with precisely colored subgraphs


Letf(s, t; k) be the largest value ofm such that it is possible tok-color the edges of the complete graphK m so that everyK s K m has exactlyt colors occuring on its edges. The main object of this paper is to describe the behavior of the functionf(s,t;k), usually thinking ofs andt fixed, and lettingk become large.

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Dedicated to Paul Erdős on his seventieth birthday

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Chung, F.R.K., Graham, R.L. Edge-colored complete graphs with precisely colored subgraphs. Combinatorica 3, 315–324 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02579187

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