A very well-covered graph is an unmixed graph whose covering number is half of the number of vertices. We construct an explicit minimal free resolution of the cover ideal of a Cohen-Macaulay very well-covered graph. Using this resolution, we characterize the projective dimension of the edge ideal of a very well-covered graph in terms of a pairwise -disjoint set of complete bipartite subgraphs of the graph. We also show nondecreasing property of the projective dimension of symbolic powers of the edge ideal of a very well-covered graph with respect to the exponents.
|Number of pages||20|
|Journal||Nagoya Mathematical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - Jun 1 2018|
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