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A graph-planarization algorithm and its application to random graphs

  • T. Ozawa
  • H. Takahashi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 108)

Abstract

In this paper presented are a graph-planarization algorithm and the results obtained by the application of the algorithm to random graphs. The algorithm tests the subgraph of the given graph G for planarity and if the subgraph fails the test, it deletes a minimum number of edges necessary for planarization. The subgraph has one vertex at the beginning, and the number of its vertices is increased one by one until all the vertices of G are included in it. The result from the application of the algorithm to random graphs indicates that the time complexity of the algorithm is O(np) with p=1.4≈1.5 in average, where n is the number of verticles of G.

Keywords

Random Graph Algorithm Plan Original Graph Interval Graph Delete Edge 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Ozawa
    • 1
  • H. Takahashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering Faculty of EngineeringKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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