Treewidth of chordal bipartite graphs

  • T. Kloks
  • D. Kratsch
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 665)


Chordal bipartite graphs are exactly those bipartite graphs in which every cycle of length at least six has a chord. The treewidth of a graph G is the smallest maximum cliquesize among all chordal supergraphs of G decreased by one. We present a polynomial time algorithm for the exact computation of the treewidth of all chordal bipartite graphs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Kloks
    • 1
  • D. Kratsch
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUtrecht UniversityTB UtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Fakultät MathematikFriedrich-Schiller-UniversitätJenaGermany

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