Vertex-Coloring with Defects

@article{Angelini2017VertexColoringWD,
  title={Vertex-Coloring with Defects},
  author={Patrizio Angelini and Michael A. Bekos and Felice De Luca and Walter Didimo and Michael Kaufmann and Stephen G. Kobourov and Fabrizio Montecchiani and Chrysanthi N. Raftopoulou and Vincenzo Roselli and Antonios Symvonis},
  journal={J. Graph Algorithms Appl.},
  year={2017},
  volume={21},
  pages={313-340}
}
Defective coloring is a variant of the traditional vertex-coloring in which adjacent vertices are allowed to have the same color, as long as the induced monochromatic components have a certain structure. Due to its important applications, as for example in the bipartisation of graphs, this type of coloring has been extensively studied, mainly with respect to the size, degree, diameter, and acyclicity of the monochromatic components. We focus on defective colorings with κ colors in which the… 

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