Antimagic Orientation of Biregular Bipartite Graphs

  • Songling Shan
  • Xiaowei Yu
Keywords: Labeling, Antimagic labeling, Antimagic orientation


An antimagic labeling of a directed graph $D$ with $n$ vertices and $m$ arcs is a bijection from the set of arcs of $D$ to the integers $\{1, \cdots, m\}$ such that all $n$ oriented vertex sums are pairwise distinct, where an oriented vertex sum is the sum of labels of all arcs entering that vertex minus the sum of labels of all arcs leaving it. An undirected graph $G$ is said to have an antimagic orientation if $G$ has an orientation which admits an antimagic labeling. Hefetz, Mütze, and Schwartz conjectured that every connected undirected graph admits an antimagic orientation. In this paper, we support this conjecture by proving that every biregular bipartite graph admits an antimagic orientation.

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