Acta Informatica

, Volume 33, Issue 4, pp 387–408 | Cite as

Parallel Approximation Schemes for problems on planar graphs

  • J. Díaz
  • M. J. Serna
  • J. Torán


This paper describes a technique to obtain NC Approximations Schemes for the Maximum Independent Set in planar graphs and related optimization problems. The strategy consists in decomposing the graph into K-outerplanar subgraphs and solve for each K-outerplanar using tree contraction techniques.


Maximum Match Tree Representation Virtual Node Outerplanar Graph Parallel Time 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Díaz
    • 1
  • M. J. Serna
    • 1
  • J. Torán
    • 1
  1. 1.Departament de Llenguatges i SistemesUniversitat Politècnica CatalunyaBarcelonaSpain

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