A path in an edge-colored graph G, whose adjacent edges may have the same color, is called a rainbow path if no two edges of the path are colored the same. The rainbow connection number rc(G) of G is the minimum integer i for which there exists an i-edge-coloring of G such that every two distinct vertices of G are connected by a rainbow path. The strong rainbow connection number src(G) of G is the...
Neighbour-scattering number is a useful measure for graph vulnerability. For some special kinds of graphs, explicit formulas are given for this number. However, for general graphs it is shown that to compute this number is NP-complete. In this paper, we prove that for interval graphs this number can be computed in polynomial time.
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