Decomposing polygonal regions into convex quadrilaterals

  title={Decomposing polygonal regions into convex quadrilaterals},
  author={Anna Lubiw},
  booktitle={SCG '85},
  • A. Lubiw
  • Published in SCG '85 1 June 1985
  • Mathematics
A potygonat region is a closed region of the plane formed by cutting holes bounded by polygons out of a region bounded by a polygon. Vertices [e@es] of a polygonal region are vertices [edges] of the bounding polygon and the hole polygons. A chord of a polygonal region is a line segment inside the region joining two vertices. Decomposing a polygonal region into quadrilaterals means adding chords, no two of which cross, so that the minimal regions formed by the chords and edges are quadrilaterals… 

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