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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 18 (1995), Issue 2, Pages 299-304

Algorithmic aspects of bipartite graphs

1Department of Mathematics, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
2Department of Mathematics, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383, USA

Received 19 March 1993

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We generalize previous work done by Donald J. Rose and Robert E. Tarjan [2], who developed efficient algorithms for use on directed graphs. This paper considers an edge elimination process on bipartite graphs, presenting several theorems which lead to an algorithm for computing the minimal fill-in of a given ordered graph.