, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 283–292 | Cite as

Characterizing Flag Graphs and Induced Subgraphs of Cartesian Product Graphs

  • Iztok Peterin


The vertices of the flag graph Φ(P) of a graded poset P are its maximal chains. Two vertices are adjacent whenever two maximal chains differ in exactly one element. In this paper we characterize induced subgraphs of Cartesian product graphs and flag graphs of graded posets. The latter class of graphs lies between isometric and induced subgraphs of Cartesian products in the embedding structure theory. Both characterization use certain edge-labelings of graphs.


flag graphs induced subgraphs edge-labellings Cartesian product graphs quotient graphs 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of MariborMariborSlovenia

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