Document Type : Research Paper

**Authors**

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Isfahan University of Technology, P.O.Box 84156-83111, Isfahan, Iran

**Abstract**

Let $G$ be a finite group which is not cyclic of prime power order. The join graph $\Delta(G)$ of $G$ is a graph whose vertex set is the set of all proper subgroups of $G$, which are not contained in the Frattini subgroup $G$ and two distinct vertices $H$ and $K$ are adjacent if and only if $G=\langle H, K\rangle$. Among other results, we show that if $G$ is a finite cyclic group and $H$ is a finite group such that $\Delta(G)\cong\Delta(H)$, then $H$ is cyclic. Also we prove that $\Delta(G)\cong\Delta(A_5)$ if and only if $G\cong A_5$.

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