Marciniszyn, Martin and Skokan, Jozef and Spöhel, Reto and Steger, Angelika
(2009)
*Asymmetric Ramsey properties of random graphs involving cliques.*
Random Structures and Algorithms, 34 (4).
pp. 419-453.
ISSN 1042-9832

## Abstract

Consider the following problem: For given graphs G and F1,,Fk, find a coloring of the edges of G with k colors such that G does not contain Fi in color i. Rödl and Ruciski studied this problem for the random graph Gn,p in the symmetric case when k is fixed and F1 = ··· = Fk = F. They proved that such a coloring exists asymptotically almost surely (a.a.s.) provided that p bn- for some constants b = b(F,k) and = (F). This result is essentially best possible because for p Bn-, where B = B(F,k) is a large constant, such an edge-coloring does not exist. Kohayakawa and Kreuter conjectured a threshold function n-(F1,,Fk) for arbitrary F1,,Fk. In this article we address the case when F1,,Fk are cliques of different sizes and propose an algorithm that a.a.s. finds a valid k-edge-coloring of Gn,p with p bn- for some constant b = b(F1,,Fk), where = (F1,,Fk) as conjectured. With a few exceptions, this algorithm also works in the general symmetric case. We also show that there exists a constant B = B(F1,,Fk) such that for p Bn- the random graph Gn,p a.a.s. does not have a valid k-edge-coloring provided the so-called KR-conjecture holds. © 2008 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Random Struct. Alg., 2009

Item Type: | Article |
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Official URL: | http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/38107/h... |

Additional Information: | © 2009 Wiley Periodicals, Inc |

Subjects: | Q Science > QA Mathematics |

Sets: | Departments > Mathematics |

Date Deposited: | 24 Apr 2009 13:58 |

Last Modified: | 28 Nov 2012 11:45 |

URI: | http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/23749 |

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