An efficient orthogonal grid drawing algorithm for cubic graphs
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In this paper we present a new algorithm that constructs an orthogonal drawing of a graph G with degree at most three. Even if we do not require any limitations neither to planar nor to biconnected graphs, we reach the best known results in the literarture: each edge has at most 1 bend, the total number of bends is ≤ n/2+1, and the area is ≤(n/2−1)2.
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