I have been working in areas of Graph Theory and Discrete Mathematics in recent years; my interests extend further to the intersection of algebra and geometry.

**Cong X. Kang**

**Associate Professor**

Department of Foundational Sciences, Mathematics

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**Expertise****Education****Ph.D.***Mathematics (Algebraic Geometry)*, University of Texas at Austin, 1999

B.S.*Mathematics*, Carnegie Mellon University, 1992**Publications**“

**Distance-k locating-dominating sets in graphs**” (with Eunjeong Yi), Bull. Inst. Combin. Appl., to appear."

**Maker-Breaker resolving game**" (with Sandi Klavzar, Ismael G. Yero and Eunjeong Yi), Bull. Malays. Math. Sci. Soc., Vol. 44, (pp. 2081-2099), 2021"

**On Laplacian monopoles**" (with Gretchen L. Matthews and Justin D. Peachey), Australasian Journal of Combinatorics, Vol. 77(3), (pp. 383-397), 2020 https://ajc.maths.uq.edu.au/pdf/77/ajc_v77_p383.pdf"

**The connected metric dimension at a vertex of a graph**" (with Linda Eroh and Eunjeong Yi), Theoretical Computer Science, Vol. 806, (pp. 53-69), 2020 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tcs.2018.11.002"

**The fractional k-metric dimension of graphs**" (with Ismael G. Yero and Eunjeong Yi), Applicable Analysis and Discrete Mathematics, Vol. 13, (pp. 203-223), 2019"

**Bounds on the sum of domination number and metric dimension of graphs**” (with Eunjeong Yi), Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications, Vol. 10, No. 5 (1850066), 2018"

**The fractional strong metric dimension in three graph products**” (with Ismael G. Yero and Eunjeong Yi), Discrete Applied Mathematics, Vol. 251, (pp. 190-203), 2018"

**A Comparison between the Metric Dimension and Zero Forcing Number of Trees and Unicyclic Graphs**" (with Linda Eroh and Eunjeong Yi), Acta Mathematica Sinica, English Series (Springer), Vol. 33, Issue 6 (pp. 731-747), 2017"

**On the fractional strong metric dimension of graphs**", Discrete Applied Mathematics, Vol. 213 (pp. 153-161), 2016"

**On Domination Number and Distance in Graphs**", Discrete Applied Mathematics, Vol. 200 (pp. 203-206), 2016"

**The effect of vertex or edge deletion on the metric dimension of graphs**" (with Linda Eroh, Paul Feit, and Eunjeong Yi), Journal of Combinatorics (International Press), Vol. 6, No. 4 (pp. 433-444), 2015"

**On Zero Forcing Number of Graphs and Their Complements**" (with Linda Eroh and Eunjeong Yi), Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications, Vol. 7, No. 1 (1550002), 2015"

**A Comparison between the Zero Forcing Number and the Strong Metric Dimension of Graphs**" (with Eunjeong Yi), COCOA 2014, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer), Vol. 8881 (pp. 356-365), 2014"

**The fractional strong metric dimension of graphs**" (with Eunjeong Yi), COCOA 2013, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Springer), Vol. 8287 (pp. 84-95), 2013"

**Metric Dimension and Zero Forcing Number of Two Families of Line Graphs**" (with Linda Eroh and Eunjeong Yi), Mathematica Bohemica, Vol.139, No. 3 (pp. 467-483), 2014"

**On Metric Dimension of Permutation Graphs**" (with Michael Hallaway and Eunjeong Yi), Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, Vol. 28, Issue 4 (pp. 814-826), 2014"

**On Metric Dimension of Functigraphs**" (with Linda Eroh and Eunjeong Yi), Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications}, Vol. 5 No. 4 (1250060), 2013"

**Probabilistic Zero Forcing in Graphs**" (with Eunjeong Yi), Bulletin of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications, Vol. 67 (pp. 9-16), 2013"

**On Metric Dimension of Graphs and Their Complements**" (with Linda Eroh and Eunjeong Yi), Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing, Vol. 83 (pp. 193-203), 2012"

**Domination in Functigraphs**" (with Linda Eroh, Ralucca Gera, Craig Larson and Eunjeong Yi), Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory, Vol. 32(2) (pp. 299-319), 2012"

**Iteration Index of a Zero Forcing Set in a Graph**" (with Kiran Chilakamarri, Nathaniel Dean, and Eunjeong Yi), Bulletin of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications, Vol. 64 (pp. 57-72), 2012"

**Total Domination Value in Graphs**", Utilitas Mathematica, Vol. 95 (pp. 263-279), 2014"

**Graphs 2-cell Embedded in Non-orientable Surfaces and Their Coding Sequences**" (with Eunjeong Yi), Far East Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 31, Issue 1 (pp. 119–129), 2008"

**The Convergence Behavior of f_{\alpha}(x)=(1+\frac{1}{x})^{x+\alpha}**" (with Eunjeong Yi), College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 38, (pp. 385–387), 2007 [Cited as a reference in the chapter "The Exponential Function" of the book "More Calculus of a Single Variable" by P. R. Mercer, Springer, Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics, 2014] There is a Wolfram (Demonstrations Project) applet for the paper; see https://demonstrations.wolfram.com/TheConvergenceBehaviorOfAOneParameterFamily/"

**Disk versus Frustum**" (with Eunjeong Yi), Texas College Mathematics Journal}, Vol. 4 (pp. 13–20), 2007"

**On Lang's Conjecture for Surfaces of General Type**", Communications in Algebra, Vol. 31 No 2 (pp. 945–957), 2003