Drawing Bipartite Graphs on Two Curves

  • Emilio Di Giacomo
  • Luca Grilli
  • Giuseppe Liotta
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4372)


Let G be a bipartite graph, and let λ e ,λ i be two parallel convex curves; we study the question about whether G admits a planar straight line drawing such that the vertices of one partite set of G lie on λ e and the vertices of the other partite set lie on λ i . A characterization is presented that gives rise to linear time testing and drawing algorithms.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emilio Di Giacomo
    • 1
  • Luca Grilli
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Liotta
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica e dell’Informazione, Università degli Studi di Perugia 

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