Hereditary properties of graphs provide a general perspective to study graph properties. Several important general theorems were obtained, and the approach offers an elegant way of unifying notions and proof techniques. Further, hereditary classes of graphs play a central role in graph theory. Besides their theoretical appeal, they are also particularly relevant from an algorithmic point of view.
HEREDIA is a project founded by the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche
under reference "ANR 10 JCJC 0204 01".