Straight-Line Drawing of Quadrangulations

  • Éric Fusy
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4372)


This article introduces a straight-line drawing algorithm for quadrangulations, in the family of the face-counting algorithms. It outputs in linear time a drawing on a regular W×H grid such that W + H = n − 1 − Δ, where n is the number of vertices and Δ is an explicit combinatorial parameter of the quadrangulation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Éric Fusy
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  1. 1.Algorithms Project (INRIA Rocquencourt) and LIX (École Polytechnique) 

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