# Domination in Graphs: Advanced Topics by Teresa W. Haynes, Stephen Hedetniemi, Peter Slater

By Teresa W. Haynes, Stephen Hedetniemi, Peter Slater

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X2• For example, consider that Xl and X2 are two independent coin flips and that X3 is a bell that rings when the flips are the same. There is no perfect UPIN structure that can encode these dependence relationships. (b) A UPIN structure that encodes Xl J. X411X2• X3) and X2 J. X311Xlo X41. There is no perfect DPIN structure that can encode these dependencies. 3, that is, by the specification of condi tional probability tables or functions (Spiegelhalter el al. 1991). 1), which may not be as easy to work with (d.

A schedule of such flows can be defined such that all cliques are even tually updated with all relevant information and the junction tree reaches an equilibrium state. The most direct scheduling scheme is a two-phase operation where one node is denoted the root of the junction tree. The col lection phase involves passing flows along all edges toward the root clique (if a node is scheduled to have more than one incoming flow, the flows are absorbed sequentially). Once collection is complete, the distribution phase involves passing flows out from this root in the reverse direction along the same edges.

Does a DPIN structure have the same Markov properties as the UPIN structure obtained by dropping all the directions on the edges in the DPIN structure? The answer is yes if and only if the DPIN structure c ontains no subgraphs where a node has two or more nonadjacent parents (Whittaker 1990; Pearl et al. 1990). In general, it can be shown that if a UPIN structure G for p is decomposable (triangulated), then it has the same Markov properties as some DPIN structure for p. , temporally). DPINs have found application in causal modeling in applied statistics and artificial intelligence.