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A geometric graph is ;I g~.aph G = (V, E) drawn in the plane, such that V is a point set in general position and E is a set of straight-line segments whose endpoints belong to I,'. We study the following extremal problem for geometric graphs: How many arbitrary edges can be removed from a complete geometric graph with n vertices such that the remaining(More)
We study a generalization of the classical problem of the illumination of polygons. Instead of modeling a light source we model a wireless device whose radio signal can penetrate a given number k of walls. We call these objects k-modems and study the minimum number of k-modems sufficient and sometimes necessary to illuminate monotone and monotone orthogonal(More)
Given an ordered set of points and an ordered set of geometric objects in the plane, we are interested in finding a non-crossing matching between point-object pairs. In this paper, we address the algorithmic problem of determining whether a non-crossing matching exists between a given point-object pair. We show that when the objects we match the points to(More)
Let P be a set of n points in general and convex position in the plane. Let Dn be the graph whose vertex set is the set of all line segments with endpoints in P , where disjoint segments are adjacent. The chromatic number of this graph was first studied by Araujo et al. [CGTA, 2005]. The previous best bounds are 3n 4 ≤ χ(Dn) < n − n 2 (ignoring lower order(More)
1 Let P be a simple polygon on the plane. Two vertices of P are visible if 2 the open line segment joining them is contained in the interior of P. In this 3 paper we study the following questions posed in [5, 6]: (1) Is it true that 4 every non-convex simple polygon has a vertex that can be continuously 5 moved such that during the process no vertex-vertex(More)
Let P be a set of n points in the plane. A geometric proximity graph on P is a graph where two points are connected by a straight-line segment if they satisfy some prescribed proximity rule. We consider four classes of higher order proximity graphs, namely, the k-nearest neighbor graph, the k-relative neighborhood graph, the k-Gabriel graph and the(More)
5 Let S be a set of 2n points on a circle such that for each point p ∈ S also its antipodal 6 (mirrored with respect to the circle center) point p belongs to S. A polygon P of size n is called 7 antipodal if it consists of precisely one point of each antipodal pair (p, p) of S. 8 We provide a complete characterization of antipodal polygons which maximize(More)