On the Relationship Between Map Graphs and Clique Planar Graphs

  • Patrizio AngeliniEmail author
  • Giordano Da LozzoEmail author
  • Giuseppe Di BattistaEmail author
  • Fabrizio FratiEmail author
  • Maurizio PatrignaniEmail author
  • Ignaz RutterEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9411)


A map graph is a contact graph of internally-disjoint regions of the plane, where the contact can be even a point. Namely, each vertex is represented by a simple connected region and two vertices are connected by an edge iff the corresponding regions touch.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tübingen UniversityTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Roma Tre UniversityRomeItaly
  3. 3.Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany

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