International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization

Graph Drawing and Network Visualization pp 217-230 | Cite as

Intersection-Link Representations of Graphs

  • Patrizio Angelini
  • Giordano Da Lozzo
  • Giuseppe Di Battista
  • Fabrizio Frati
  • Maurizio Patrignani
  • Ignaz  Rutter
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9411)


We consider drawings of graphs that contain dense subgraphs. We introduce intersection-link representations for such graphs, in which each vertex u is represented by a geometric object R(u) and in which each edge (uv) is represented by the intersection between R(u) and R(v) if it belongs to a dense subgraph or by a curve connecting the boundaries of R(u) and R(v) otherwise. We study a notion of planarity, called Clique Planarity, for intersection-link representations of graphs in which the dense subgraphs are cliques.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrizio Angelini
    • 1
  • Giordano Da Lozzo
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Di Battista
    • 2
  • Fabrizio Frati
    • 2
  • Maurizio Patrignani
    • 2
  • Ignaz  Rutter
    • 3
  1. 1.Tübingen UniversityTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Roma Tre UniversityRomeItaly
  3. 3.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany

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