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Vertex reconstruction in Cayley graphs. (English) Zbl 1182.05085
Summary: We review recent results on the vertex reconstruction problem (which is not related to Ulam’s problem) in Cayley graphs. The problem of reconstructing an arbitrary vertex \(x\) from its \(r\)-neighbors, that are, vertices at distance at most \(r\) from \(x\), consists of finding the minimum restrictions on the number of \(r\)-neighbors when such a reconstruction is possible. We discuss general results for simple, regular and Cayley graphs. To solve this problem for given Cayley graphs, it is essential to investigate their structural and combinatorial properties. We present such properties for Cayley graphs on the symmetric group Sym\(_n\) and the hyperoctahedral group B\(_n\) (the group of signed permutations) and overview the main results for them. The choice of generating sets for these graphs is motivated by applications in coding theory, computer science, molecular biology and physics.

05C60 Isomorphism problems in graph theory (reconstruction conjecture, etc.) and homomorphisms (subgraph embedding, etc.)
05C25 Graphs and abstract algebra (groups, rings, fields, etc.)
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