Discipline: 
Mathematics
Status: 
Available
Level: 
PhD Project
Level: 
Masters Project

This project examines the existence of 2-factorisations of complete graphs in which the 2-factors are isomorphic to given 2-regular graphs. Using computers the problem has been completely solved for complete graphs of order less than 20 and several infinite families of results are known. However much work remains to be done on this problem and there is plenty of scope for new discoveries to be made by students who enjoy design theory or graph theory.