Completing small partial triple systems

Charles J. Colbourn, Marlene J. Colbourn, Alexander Rosa

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We show that special partial triple systems, so-called double stars, can always be completed to Steiner triple systems. Alternatively, each cycle list occurs in some Steiner triple system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)165-179
Number of pages15
JournalDiscrete Mathematics
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics


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