Groups for which the noncommuting graph is a split graph

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 K. N. Toosi University of Technology

2 K.N. Toosi University of Technology

Abstract

The noncommuting graph $\nabla (G)$ of a group $G$ is a simple graph whose vertex set is the set of noncentral elements of $G$ and the edges of which are the ones connecting two noncommuting elements. We determine here, up to isomorphism, the structure of any finite nonabeilan group $G$ whose noncommuting
graph is a split graph, that is, a graph whose vertex set can be partitioned into two sets such that the induced subgraph on one of them is a complete graph and the induced subgraph on the other is an independent set.

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