Hardness of Approximating Problems on Cubic Graphs

@inproceedings{Alimonti1997HardnessOA,
  title={Hardness of Approximating Problems on Cubic Graphs},
  author={Paola Alimonti and Viggo Kann},
  booktitle={CIAC},
  year={1997}
}
Four fundamental graph problems, Minimum vertex cover, Max imum independent set, Minimum dominating set and Maximum cut, are shown to be APX-complete even for cubic graphs. This means that unless P=NP these problems do not admit any polynomial t i e approximation scheme on input graphs of degree bounded by three. 
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