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A (2+\epsilon)-Approximation Algorithm for Maximum Independent Set of Rectangles

@inproceedings{Galvez2021AA,
  title={A (2+\epsilon)-Approximation Algorithm for Maximum Independent Set of Rectangles},
  author={Waldo G'alvez and Arindam Khan and Mathieu Mari and Tobias Momke and Madhusudhan Reddy and Andreas Wiese},
  year={2021}
}
We study the Maximum Independent Set of Rectangles (MISR) problem, where we are given a set of axis-parallel rectangles in the plane and the goal is to select a subset of non-overlapping rectangles of maximum cardinality. In a recent breakthrough, Mitchell [45] obtained the first constant-factor approximation algorithm for MISR. His algorithm achieves an approximation ratio of 10 and it is based on a dynamic program that intuitively recursively partitions the input plane into special polygons… 

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