Document Type

Journal Article

Department/Unit

Department of Mathematics

Language

English

Abstract

In this paper, we give a combinatorial expression for the fifth coefficient of the (signless) Laplacian characteristic polynomial of a graph. The first five normalized Laplacian coefficients are also given.

Keywords

(Signless, normalized) Laplacian matrix, (Signless, normalized) Laplacian characteristic polynomial, Coefficient, Graph

Publication Date

9-2017

Source Publication Title

Graphs and Combinatorics

Volume

33

Issue

5

Start Page

1155

End Page

1164

Publisher

Springer Verlag

Peer Reviewed

1

Copyright

This is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in Graphs and Combinatorics. The final authenticated version is available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00373-017-1831-2

Funder

Partially supported by General Research Fund of Hong Kong; Faculty Research Grant of Hong Kong Baptist University; NSF of China (nos. 11371372, 11101358); NSF of Fujian (no. 2014J01020); China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (no. 2014M551831); Program for New Century Excellent Talents in Fujian Province University; Project of Fujian Education Department (No. JZ160455); Research Fund of Minnan Normal University (No. MX1603).

DOI

10.1007/s00373-017-1831-2

Link to Publisher's Edition

http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00373-017-1831-2

ISSN (print)

09110119

ISSN (electronic)

14355914

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