Characterizing Planar Lattices Using Left-Relations

  • Christian Zschalig
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3874)


With the help of the left-relation on lattices [11] we give two characterizations for planar lattices. They can be used to decide already in a context, whether the associated concept lattice is planar. With the help of these results we hope to find a quick algorithm to recognize planar lattices and draw them in the plane in the near future.


Planar Lattice Lattice Versus Planarity Condition Concept Lattice Maximal Chain 
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  • Christian Zschalig
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  1. 1.Institut für AlgebraTU DresdenGermany

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