Authors: EUNICE MPHAKO-BANDA, TOUFIK MANSOUR
Abstract: We give explicit expressions of the Tutte polynomial of asymmetric complete flower graph and asymmetric incomplete flower graph. We then express these Tutte polynomials as generating functions and decode some valuable information about the asymmetric complete flower graph and asymmetric incomplete flower graph. Furthermore, we convert the Tutte polynomials into coboundary polynomials and give explicit expressions of the $k$-defect polynomials of these structures. Finally, we conclude that nonisomorphic graphs in this class have the same Tutte polynomials, the same chromatic polynomials, and the same defect polynomials.
Keywords: Tutte polynomial, cycle graph, flower graph, coboundary polynomials, $k$-defect polynomials
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