On the difficulty of embedding planar graphs with inaccuracies

  • Michael Godau
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 894)


In this paper it will be shown that the following problem is NP-hard. We are given a labeled planar graph, each vertex of which is assigned to a disc in the plane. Decide whether it is possible to embed the graph in the plane with line segments as edges such that each vertex lies in its disc.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Godau
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  1. 1.FB Mathematik und InformatikFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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