On the difficulty of embedding planar graphs with inaccuracies

  • Michael Godau
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 894)


In this paper it will be shown that the following problem is NP-hard. We are given a labeled planar graph, each vertex of which is assigned to a disc in the plane. Decide whether it is possible to embed the graph in the plane with line segments as edges such that each vertex lies in its disc.


Normal Form Planar Graph Conjunctive Normal Form Truth Assignment Boolean Formula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Godau
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  1. 1.FB Mathematik und InformatikFreie Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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