The genus of the Coxeter graph

Jane M.O. Mitchell

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    Biggs stated that the Coxeter graph can be embedded in an orientable surface of genus 3. The purpose of this note is to point out that Biggs' embedding is in fact into a non-orientable surface. Further, it is shown that the orientable genus is 3 and the non-orientable genus is 6.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)462-464
    Number of pages2
    JournalCanadian Mathematical Bulletin
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 1995


    • graph
    • mathematics
    • Coxeter graph


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