edge independence number

edge independence number

[¦ej ‚in·də′pen·dəns ‚nəm·bər]
(mathematics)
For a graph, the largest possible number of edges in a matching.
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Let G be a connected graph of order n and [alpha]'(G) edge independence number of G.
The independence number and edge independence number of G are respectively denoted by [[beta].sub.0] and [[beta].sub.1].