Computing the split domination number of grid graphs

V. R. Girish, P. Usha


A set D - V is a dominating set of G if every vertex in V - D is adjacent to some vertex in D. The dominating number γ(G) of G is the minimum cardinality of a dominating set D. A dominating set D of a graph G = (V;E) is a split dominating set if the induced graph (V - D) is disconnected. The split domination number γs(G) is the minimum cardinality of a split domination set. In this paper we have introduced a new method to obtain the split domination number of grid graphs by partitioning the vertex set in terms of star graphs and also we have
obtained the exact values of γs(Gm;n); mn; m,n ≤ 24:


Domination number;split domination; grid graph

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