A linear-time algorithm for determining the intersection type of two star polygons

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  • S. K. Ghosh
Session 5 VLSI
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 181)


In this paper, we present a linear time algorithm for determining the intersection type of two star polygons and prove its correctness. The algorithm exploits the sorted angular order of the vertices of a star polygon and, thus, avoiding the general step of sorting the polygonal vertices.


Line Segment Linear Time Algorithm Simple Polygon Star Point Clockwise Order 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. K. Ghosh
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  1. 1.Computer science GroupTata Institute of Fundamental ResearchBombayIndia

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