On Representations of Some Thickness-Two Graphs

Hutchinson, Joan P. and Shermer, Thomas and Vince, Andrew (1996) On Representations of Some Thickness-Two Graphs. In: Symposium on Graph Drawing, GD 1995, September 20-22, 1995, Passau, Germany , pp. 324-332 (Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BFb0021815).

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This paper considers representations of graphs as rectangle-visibility graphs and as doubly linear graphs. These are, respectively, graphs whose vertices are isothetic rectangles in the plane with adjacency determined by horizontal and vertical visibility, and graphs that can be drawn as the union of two straight-edges planar graphs. We prove that these graphs have, with n vertices, at most 6n-20 (resp., 6n-18) edges, and we provide examples of these graphs with 6n-20 edges for each n\ge8.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Additional Information:10.1007/BFb0021815
Classifications:P Styles > P.720 Straight-line
P Styles > P.900 Visibility
M Methods > M.600 Planar
ID Code:160

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