Hosoya index and Fibonacci numbers

Document Type : Original Article


Department of Mathematics, Yazd University, 89195-741, Yazd, Iran


Let G =(V ,E) be a simple graph. The Hosoya index Z(G) of G is defined as the total number of edge independent sets of G . Fibonacci numbers are terms of the sequence defined in a quite simple recursive fashion. In this paper, we investigate the relationships between Hosoya index and Fibonacci numbers. Also we consider Fibonacci cubes and study some of its parameters which is related to Fibonacci numbers.

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Hosoya index and Fibonacci numbers


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Volume 1, 1-2
June 2011
Pages 51-57
  • Receive Date: 03 January 2011
  • Revise Date: 05 February 2011
  • Accept Date: 07 March 2011
  • Publish Date: 01 June 2011