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Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory

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Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory


Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory 27(2) (2007) 299-311
DOI: 10.7151/dmgt.1362


Bernardo Llano

Departamento de Matemáticas
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa
San Rafael Atlixco 186, Colonia Vicentina, 09340, México, D.F.

Mika Olsen

Departamento de Matemáticas Aplicadas y Sistemas
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
Cuajimalpa, Prolongación Canal de Miramontes 3855
Colonia Ex-Hacienda San Juan de Dios, 14387, México, D.F.


In this paper, we construct infinite families of tight regular tournaments. In particular, we prove that two classes of regular tournaments, tame molds and ample tournaments are tight. We exhibit an infinite family of 3-dichromatic tight tournaments. With this family we positively answer to one case of a conjecture posed by V. Neumann-Lara. Finally, we show that any tournament with a tight mold is also tight.

Keywords: regular tournament, acyclic disconnection, tight tournament, mold, tame mold, ample tournament, domination digraph.

2000 Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 05C20, 05C15.


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Received 24 April 2006
Revised 14 November 2006
Accepted 14 November 2006