Title

The T-Tone Chromatic Number of Random Graphs

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2014

Abstract

A proper 2-tone k-coloring of a graph is a labeling of the vertices with elements from (formula presented.) such that adjacent vertices receive disjoint labels and vertices distance 2 apart receive distinct labels. The 2-tone chromatic number of a graph G, denoted τ 2(G) is the smallest k such that G admits a proper 2-tone k coloring. In this paper, we prove that w.h.p. for (formula presented.) where X represents the ordinary chromatic number. For sparse random graphs with p = c/n, c constant, we prove that (formula presented.) where Δ represents the maximum degree. For the more general concept of t-tone coloring, we achieve similar results.

DOI

10.1007/s00373-013-1341-9

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