Centipede graphs and visibility on a cylinder

  • Roberto Tamassia
  • Ioannis G. Tollis
Graphs And Geometry
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 246)


We present a complete characterization of the class of graphs that admit a cylindric visibility representation, where vertices are represented by intervals parallel to the axis of the cylinder so that the edges of the graph correspond to visible intervals. Moreover, we give linear time algorithms for testing the existence of and constructing such a representation.


Planar Graph Directed Edge Linear Time Algorithm Topological Function Visibility Graph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Tamassia
    • 1
  • Ioannis G. Tollis
    • 1
  1. 1.Coordinated Science LaboratoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbana

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