Facet Defining Inequalities among Graph Invariants: the system GraPHedron

We present a new computer system, called GraPHedron, which uses a polyhedral approach to help the user to discover optimal conjectures in graph theory. We define what should be optimal conjectures and propose a formal framework allowing to identify them. Here, graphs with n nodes are viewed as points in the Euclidian space, whose coordinates … Read more

Linear inequalities among graph invariants: using GraPHedron to uncover optimal relationships

Optimality of a linear inequality in finitely many graph invariants is defined through a geometric approach. For a fixed number of graph nodes, consider all the tuples of values taken by the invariants on a selected class of graphs. Then form the polytope which is the convex hull of all these tuples. By definition, the … Read more