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combinatorics.simple_graph.regularity.energy

Energy of a partition #

This file defines the energy of a partition.

The energy is the auxiliary quantity that drives the induction process in the proof of Szemerédi's Regularity Lemma. As long as we do not have a suitable equipartition, we will find a new one that has an energy greater than the previous one plus some fixed constant.

def finpartition.energy {α : Type u_1} [decidable_eq α] {s : finset α} (P : finpartition s) (G : simple_graph α) [decidable_rel G.adj] :

The energy of a partition, also known as index. Auxiliary quantity for Szemerédi's regularity lemma.

Equations
theorem finpartition.energy_nonneg {α : Type u_1} [decidable_eq α] {s : finset α} (P : finpartition s) (G : simple_graph α) [decidable_rel G.adj] :
0 P.energy G
theorem finpartition.energy_le_one {α : Type u_1} [decidable_eq α] {s : finset α} (P : finpartition s) (G : simple_graph α) [decidable_rel G.adj] :
P.energy G 1