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THE HOSOYA INDEX OF GRAPHS FORMED BY A FRACTAL GRAPH

    The computational complexity of the Hosoya index of a given graph is NP-Complete. Let RT(G) be the graph constructed from R(G) by a triangle instead of all vertices of the initial graph G. In this paper, we characterize the Hosoya index of the graph RT(G). To our surprise, it shows that the Hosoya index of RT(G) is thoroughly given by the order and degrees of all the vertices of the initial graph G.

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