# On subgraph complementation to H-free graphs

@inproceedings{Antony2021OnSC, title={On subgraph complementation to H-free graphs}, author={Dhanyamol Antony and Jay Garchar and Sagartanu Pal and R. B. Sandeep and Sagnik Sen and R. Subashini}, booktitle={WG}, year={2021} }

For a class G of graphs, the problem Subgraph Complement to G asks whether one can find a subset S of vertices of the input graph G such that complementing the subgraph induced by S in G results in a graph in G. We investigate the complexity of the problem when G is H-free for H being a complete graph, a star, a path, or a cycle. We obtain the following results: • When H is a Kt (a complete graph on t vertices) for any fixed t ≥ 1, the problem is solvable in polynomial-time. This applies even…

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