TY - EJOU
AU - Khan, Muhammad Javed Azhar
AU - Ibrahim, Muhammad
AU - Ahmad, Ali
TI - On Edge Irregular Reflexive Labeling of Categorical Product of Two Paths
T2 - Computer Systems Science and Engineering
PY - 2021
VL - 36
IS - 3
SN -
AB - Among the huge diversity of ideas that show up while studying graph theory, one that has obtained a lot of popularity is the concept of labelings of graphs. Graph labelings give valuable mathematical models for a wide scope of applications in high technologies (cryptography, astronomy, data security, various coding theory problems, communication networks, etc.). A labeling or a valuation of a graph is any mapping that sends a certain set of graph elements to a certain set of numbers subject to certain conditions. Graph labeling is a mapping of elements of the graph, i.e., vertex and/or edges to a set of numbers (usually positive integers), called labels. If the domain is the vertex-set or the edge-set, the labelings are called vertex labelings or edge labelings respectively. Similarly, if the domain is V (G)[E(G), then the labeling is called total labeling. A reflexive edge irregular k-labeling of graph introduced by Tanna et al.: A total labeling of graph such that for any two different edges ab and a'b' of the graph their weights has ωt_{χ}(ab) = χ(a) + χ(ab) + χ(b) and ωt_{χ}(a'b') = χ(a') + χ(a'b') + χ(b') are distinct. The smallest value of k for which such labeling exist is called the reflexive edge strength of the graph and is denoted by res(G). In this paper we have found the exact value of the reflexive edge irregularity strength of the categorical
product of two paths P_{a} × P_{b} for any choice of a ≥ 3 and b ≥ 3.
KW - Edge irregular reflexive labeling; reflexive edge strength; categorical product of two paths
DO - 10.32604/csse.2021.014810