Extended Rectangular Drawings of Plane Graphs with Designated Corners

(Extended Abstract)
  • Kazuyuki Miura
  • Ayako Miyazawa
  • Takao Nishizeki
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2528)


In a rectangular drawing of a plane graph, each edge is drawn as a horizontal or vertical line segment, and all faces including the outer face are drawn as rectangles. In this paper, we introduce an “extended rectangular drawing” in which all inner faces are drawn as rectangles but the outer face is drawn as a rectilinear polygon with designated corners, and give a necessary and sufficient condition for a plane graph to have an extended rectangular drawing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuyuki Miura
    • 1
  • Ayako Miyazawa
    • 1
  • Takao Nishizeki
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information SciencesTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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