# On Interval Total Colorings of Doubly Convex Bipartite Graphs

## Authors

• Petros A. Petrosyan Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of NAS RA;Yerevan State University
• Ani S. Shashikyan Yerevan State University

## Abstract

A bipartite graph G = (U; V;E) is doubly convex if all its vertices from the U can be numbered 1, 2,..., |U| and all vertices from V can be numbered 1, 2,…, |V| in such a way that for any vertex of G the set of numbers assigned to neighbors is an interval of integers. An interval total t-coloring of a graph G is a total coloring of G with colors 1, 2,…,t such that at least one vertex or edge of G is colored by i; i = 1, 2,…,t, and the edges incident to each vertex v together with v are colored by dG(v)+1 consecutive colors, where dG(v) is the degree of a vertex v in G. In this paper we prove that all doubly convex bipartite graphs have an interval total coloring. Furthermore, we give some bounds for the minimum and the maximum span in interval total colorings of these graphs.

## Author Biography

### Petros A. Petrosyan, Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of NAS RA;Yerevan State University

Department of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, YSU

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2021-12-10

## How to Cite

Petrosyan, P. A. ., & Shashikyan, A. S. . (2021). On Interval Total Colorings of Doubly Convex Bipartite Graphs. Mathematical Problems of Computer Science, 33, 54–58. Retrieved from http://mpcs.sci.am/index.php/mpcs/article/view/331

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