A Chromatic Metric on Graphs



In this chapter, we introduce the concept of relatedness of graphs, based upon the generalized chromatic number. This allows the definition of a graph metric. It is proved that the distance between any two graphs is at most three.


Graphs Chromatic number Generalized graph coloring Graph distance Metric 


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  1. 1.School of Computer Science, Statistics and MathematicsNorth-West UniversityPotchefstroomSouth Africa

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