Let k be a positive integer and G be a k-connected graph. In 2009, Chartrand, Johns, McKeon, and Zhang introduced the rainbow k-connection number rck(G) of G. An edge-coloured path is rainbow if its edges have distinct colours. Then, rck(G) is the minimum number of colours required to colour the edges of G so that any two vertices of G are connected by k internally vertex-disjoint rainbow paths. The function rck(G) has since been studied by numerous researchers. An analogue of the function rck… CONTINUE READING