Drawing Cubic Graphs with at Most Five Slopes

  • Balázs Keszegh
  • János Pach
  • Dömötör Pálvölgyi
  • Géza Tóth
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4372)


We show that every graph G with maximum degree three has a straight-line drawing in the plane using edges of at most five different slopes. Moreover, if G is connected and has at least one vertex of degree less than three, then four directions suffice.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Balázs Keszegh
    • 1
  • János Pach
    • 2
    • 4
  • Dömötör Pálvölgyi
    • 3
  • Géza Tóth
    • 4
  1. 1.Central European University, Budapest 
  2. 2.Courant Institute, NYUNew York
  3. 3.Eötvös University, Budapest 
  4. 4.A. Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest 

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