, Volume 53, Issue 2, pp 157-171

A PTAS for Cutting Out Polygons with Lines

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We present a simple O(m+n 6/ε 12) time (1+ε)-approximation algorithm for finding a minimum-cost sequence of lines to cut a convex n-gon out of a convex m-gon.