Two graphs $G$ and $H$ are isomorphic if they have a function $f$ which provides an exact pairing of vertices in the two graphs such that for any adjacent vertices $u,v\in \{\mbox{set of vertices of }G\}$, $f(u)$ and $f(v)$ are also adjacent in $H$.

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How to calculate the number of automorphisms of a given graph?

How do determine the number of isomorphisms that a graph has to itself? For instance, suppose we have the following graph: How do I determine how many isomorphisms there are from G itself?
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Restriction on Graph Automorphism

This question referes to a definition in Eugene M. Luks paper "Isomorphism of Graphs of Bounded Valence Can Be Tested in Polynomial Time" (1981), page 48, available at ...
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Nonisomorphic graphs Discrete Math

Find 3 different nonisomorphic graphs with 8 vertices that have the degree sequence 2,2,2,2,2,2,2,2. Answer: An 8-cycle, or two 4-cycles, or a 3-cycle and a 5-cycle. Can someone show me how these ...
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A graph with minimum degree $k+2$ contains any $(k+3)$-vertex tree as a subgraph?

Let $k$ be a positive integer and let $T$ be a tree of order $k+3$. If $G$ is a graph with minimum degree at least $k+2$, prove that $G$ contains a subgraph isomorphic to $T$. Any solutions or hints ...
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Calculating the number of isomorphic classes of complete bipartite graph

How many isomorphism classes of complete bipartite graphs have exactly 10 vertices? I don't understand what the question is asking or how to go about solving it.
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Graph isomorphism problem for labeled graphs

In the case of unlabeled graphs, the graph isomorphism problem can be tackled by a number of algorithms which perform very well in practice. That is, although the worst case running time is ...
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are all transitive reductions of a graph isomorphic?

Transitive reduction of a graph is not unique. Take this example: Now if we remove the labels, the two reduced graphs are isomorphic: are all transitive reductions of a directed graph isomorphic ...
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Why is the graph of 4 nodes and 2 edges not self-complementary?

I am having some trouble seeing why a graph of 4 nodes and 2 edges is not self-complementary such that G is isomorphic to G bar (G complement) (please see the attachment below). I know that the number ...
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Splitting a graph into two isomorphic parts

Say a graph $G$ has $2n$ vertices. I'd like to know if I can partition the vertices of $G$ into two parts $X$ and $Y$ such that $G[X]$ is isomorphic to $G[Y]$ ($G[S]$ denotes the subgraph of $G$ ...
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How many different graphs are there with a given degree-sequence?

Let G be a simple undirected graph. If it has at most $4$ edges, there is only one graph for any degree-sequence, but for $n = 5$, the situation changes. There are $34$ different (non-isomorphic) ...
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Why is a connected planar graph isomorphic to its double dual?

Let $G^*$ be the dual graph of a planar graph $G$ (see wikipedia article). How does one prove that if $G$ is connected then it is isomorphic to $G^{**}$?
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Rating and Scoring Graphs based on physical properties

i am busy working on a project related to L-systems. The basic idea is to generate graphs from these L-strings and rate them based on some physical traits, such as self similarity.... Is there any ...
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Isomorphism testing for minimal SP-trees

I'm doing a bit of research on the SP-trees. I'm still new to this whole problematic, so I'd be thankful if someone cleared this thing up. :) This is the scenario that I'm trying to come up with a ...
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Show that the number of isomorphism classes of tree on n vertices is exponentially large as a function on n.

I am currently trying to answer this question: 'Show that the number of isomorphism classes of tree on n vertices is at least $\frac{n^{n−2}}{n!}$ and hence that this is exponentially large as a ...