The pathwidth and treewidth of cographs

  • Hans L. Bodlaender
  • Rolf H. Möhring
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 447)


It is shown that the pathwidth of a cograph equals its treewidth, and a linear time algorithm to determine the pathwidth of a the cograph and build a corresponding path-decomposition is given.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans L. Bodlaender
    • 1
  • Rolf H. Möhring
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUtrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsTechnical University of BerlinBerlin 12West Germany

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