Colouring graphs whose chromatic number is almost their maximum degree

  • Michael Molloy
  • Bruce Reed
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1380)


We present efficient algorithms for determining if the chromatic number of an input graph is close to δ. Our results are obtained via the probabilistic method.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Molloy
    • 1
  • Bruce Reed
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.CNRSParisFrance
  3. 3.IMEUSPSÃo PauloBrazil

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