Straight-Line Monotone Grid Drawings of Series-Parallel Graphs

  • Md. Iqbal Hossain
  • Md. Saidur Rahman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7936)


A monotone drawing of a graph G is a straight line drawing of G where a monotone path exists between every pair of vertices of G in some direction. Recently monotone drawings of graphs have been discovered as a new standard for visualizing graphs. In this paper we study monotone drawings of series-parallel graphs in a variable embedding setting. We show that a series-parallel graph of n vertices has a straight-line planar monotone drawing on a grid of size O(nO(n 2).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Md. Iqbal Hossain
    • 1
  • Md. Saidur Rahman
    • 1
  1. 1.Graph Drawing and Information Visualization Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and EngineeringBangladesh University of Engineering and TechnologyBangladesh

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