Simple Compact Monotone Tree Drawings

  • Anargyros Oikonomou
  • Antonios SymvonisEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10692)


A monotone drawing of a graph G is a straight-line drawing of G such that every pair of vertices is connected by a path that is monotone with respect to some direction.

Trees, as a special class of graphs, have been the focus of several papers and, recently, He and He [6] showed how to produce a monotone drawing of an arbitrary n-vertex tree that is contained in a \(12n \times 12n\) grid.

In this paper, we present a simple algorithm that constructs for each arbitrary tree a monotone drawing on a grid of size at most \(n \times n\).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electrical and Computer EngineeringNational Technical University of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.School of Applied Mathematical and Physical SciencesNational Technical University of AthensAthensGreece

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