Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory 29(1) (2009) 143-162
Hajo Broersma^{1}, Bert Marchal^{2}, Daniel Paulusma^{1} and A.N.M. Salman^{3}
^{1}Department of Computer Science
Durham University, Science Laboratories
South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, England
e-mail: {hajo.broersma,daniel.paulusma}@durham.ac.uk
^{2}Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Department of Quantitative Economics, University of Maastricht
P.O. Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
e-mail: b.marchal@ke.unimaas.nl
^{3}Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Jalan Ganesa 10, Bandung 40132, Indonesia
e-mail: msalman@math.itb.ac.id
Keywords: backbone coloring, split graph, matching, star.
2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: 05C15, 015C85, 015C17.
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Received 17 December 2007
Accepted 23 October 2008