### Some inequalities for orderings of acyclic digraphs

#### Abstract

We prove that for every acyclic ordering $g$ of $D$ the following inequality holds:

\[\sum_{x\in V} e_{_{D}}(x)\cdot g(x) ~\geq~ \frac{1}{2} \sum_{x\in V}[e_{_{D}}(x)]^2~.\]

The class of acyclic digraphs for which equality holds is determined as the class of comparability digraphs of posets of order dimension two.

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