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Editing the Simplest Graphs

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Algorithms and Computation (WALCOM 2014)

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We study the complexity of editing a graph into a target graph with any fixed critical-clique graph. The problem came up in practice, in mining a huge word similarity graph for well structured word clusters. It also adds to the rich field of graph modification problems. We show in a generic way that several variants of this problem are in SUBEPT. As a special case, we give a tight time bound for edge deletion to obtain a single clique and isolated vertices, and we round up this study with NP-completeness results for a number of target graphs.

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Damaschke, P., Mogren, O. (2014). Editing the Simplest Graphs. In: Pal, S.P., Sadakane, K. (eds) Algorithms and Computation. WALCOM 2014. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 8344. Springer, Cham.

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