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On the 2-extendability of the generalized Petersen graphs. (English) Zbl 0723.05086
Summary: A graph G is n-extendable if it is connected, contains a set of n independent edges and every set of n independent edges extends to (i.e. is a subset of) a perfect matching. Combining the results of this and previous papers we answer the question of 2-extendability for all the generalized Petersen graphs G(n,k) with \(k\leq 7\) as well as for all G(n,k) with \(n\geq 3k+5\).

MSC:
05C70 Edge subsets with special properties (factorization, matching, partitioning, covering and packing, etc.)
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