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This web page contains the abstract of my paper:

"A Note on the Independence Number of Triangle-Free Graphs", Discrete Mathematics, 46(1983), p. 83-87.

Abstract: Let G be a triangle-free graph on n points with average degree d. Let alpha be the independence number of G. In this note we give a simple proof that alpha >= n*(d*ln(d) - d + 1)/(d-1)**2. We also consider what happens when G contains a limited number of triangles.

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