Also known as
The term Hamilton cycle is sometimes seen rendered as hamilton cycle, that is, without a capital H.
The longer form Hamiltonian cycle (or hamiltonian cycle) is also sometimes encountered.
Some sources use the term Hamilton (or Hamiltonian) circuit.
Source of Name
This entry was named for William Rowan Hamilton.
- 1977: Gary Chartrand: Introductory Graph Theory ... (previous) ... (next): $\S 3.2$: The Salesman's Problem: An Introduction to Hamiltonian Graphs
- 1989: Ephraim J. Borowski and Jonathan M. Borwein: Dictionary of Mathematics ... (previous) ... (next): Entry: Hamiltonian circuit
- 2014: Christopher Clapham and James Nicholson: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (5th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry: Hamiltonian cycle