On the Steiner Radial Number of Graphs

  • K. M. Kathiresan
  • S. Arockiaraj
  • R. Gurusamy
  • K. Amutha
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7643)


The Steiner n-radial graph of a graph G on p vertices, denoted by SR n (G), has the vertex set as in G and n(2 ≤ n ≤ p) vertices are mutually adjacent in SR n (G) if and only if they are n-radial in G. While G is disconnected, any n vertices are mutually adjacent in SR n (G) if not all of them are in the same component. When n = 2, SR n (G) coincides with the radial graph R(G). For a pair of graphs G and H on p vertices, the least positive integer n such that SR n (G) ≅ H, is called the Steiner completion number of G over H. When H = K p , the Steiner completion number of G over H is called the Steiner radial number of G. In this paper, we determine 3-radial graph of some classes of graphs, Steiner radial number for some standard graphs and the Steiner radial number for any tree. For any pair of positive integers n and p with 2 ≤ n ≤ p, we prove the existence of a graph on p vertices whose Steiner radial number is n.


n-radius n-diameter Steiner n-radial graph Steiner completion number Steiner radial number 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. M. Kathiresan
    • 1
  • S. Arockiaraj
    • 2
  • R. Gurusamy
    • 2
  • K. Amutha
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Research and Post Graduate Studies in MathematicsAyya Nadar Janaki Ammal CollegeSivakasiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics, Mepco Schlenk Engineering CollegeMepco Engineering CollegeSivakasiIndia
  3. 3.Department of MathematicsSri Parasakthi CollegeCourtallamIndia

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