• Tomaž Pisanski
  • Brigitte Servatius
Part of the Birkhäuser Advanced Texts Basler Lehrbücher book series (BAT)


Chapter 2 is a brief introduction to graph theory emphasizing those aspects most relevant to the study of configurations, especially in the context of Coxeter’s Levi graph. Many examples of graphs arising from configurations in particular and geometry in general are presented. Beyond the standard concepts, such as connectivity, planarity, and automorphisms, we consider the girth of graphs and cages and covering graphs and orbit graphs, sometimes called voltage graphs.


Bipartite Graph Hamilton Cycle Intersection Graph Complete Bipartite Graph Petersen Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomaž Pisanski
    • 1
  • Brigitte Servatius
    • 2
  1. 1.IMFM Oddelek za Teoretično RačunalništvoUniverza v LjubljaniLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsWorcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA

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