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Some results on graph spectra. (English) Zbl 1015.05051
Summary: This paper presents a variety of results on graph spectra. The number of main eigenvalues of a graph is shown to be equal to the rank of an associated matrix. We establish a condition for a graph to have exactly two main eigenvalues and then show how to evaluate them and their associated eigenvectors. It is shown that the main eigenvalues and corresponding eigenvectors of a graph determine those of its complement. We generalize to any eigenvalue a condition for \(0\) and \(-1\) to be eigenvalues of a graph and its complement, respectively. Finally, we generalize to non-simple eigenvalues a result on the components of an eigenvector associated with a simple eigenvalue.

05C50 Graphs and linear algebra (matrices, eigenvalues, etc.)
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