Document Type : Research Paper


1 University of Tehran, College of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science

2 University of Tehran, Department of Algorithms and Computation


In general, computation of graph vulnerability parameters is NP-complete. In past, some algorithms were introduced to prove that computation of toughness, scattering number, integrity and weighted integrity parameters of interval graphs are polynomial.
In this paper, two different vulnerability parameters of graphs, tenacity and rupture degree are defined.
In general, computing the tenacity of a graph is NP-hard and the rupture degree of a graph is NP-complete, but in this paper, we will show that these parameters can be computed in polynomial time for interval graphs.