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Edge weights and vertex colours. (English) Zbl 1042.05045
Summary: Can the edges of any non-trivial graph be assigned weights from \(\{1,2,3\}\) so that adjacent vertices have different sums of incident edge weights?
We give a positive answer when the graph is 3-colourable, or when a finite number of real weights is allowed.

MSC:
05C15 Coloring of graphs and hypergraphs
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