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Ilkyoo Choi (최일규), Flexibility of Planar Graphs

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 @ 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM KST

Room B232, IBS (기초과학연구원)


Oftentimes in chromatic graph theory, precoloring techniques are utilized in order to obtain the desired coloring result. For example, Thomassen’s proof for 5-choosability of planar graphs actually shows that two adjacent vertices on the same face can be precolored. In this vein, we investigate a precoloring extension problem formalized by Dvorak, Norin, and Postle named flexibility. Given a list assignment $L$ on a graph $G$, an $L$-request is a function on a subset $S$ of the vertices that indicates a preferred color in $L(v)$ for each vertex $v\in S$. A graph $G$ is $\varepsilon$-flexible for list size $k$ if given a $k$-list assignment $L$ and an $L$-request, there is an $L$-coloring of $G$ satisfying an $\varepsilon$-fraction of the requests in $S$. We survey known results regarding this new concept, and prove some new results regarding flexibility of planar graphs.


Tuesday, July 21, 2020
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM KST
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Room B232
IBS (기초과학연구원)


Sang-il Oum (엄상일)
IBS 이산수학그룹 Discrete Mathematics Group
기초과학연구원 수리및계산과학연구단 이산수학그룹
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