Illuminating Polygons with Vertex π-Floodlights

  • Csaba D. Tóth
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2073)


It is shown that any simple polygon with n vertices can be illuminated by at most ⌊(3n - 5)/4⌋ vertex π-floodlights. This improves the earlier bound n— 2, whereas the best lower bound remains 3n/5+c.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Csaba D. Tóth
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  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische Informatik ETH ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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