de.mpg.escidoc.pubman.appbase.FacesBean
English
 
Help Guide Disclaimer Contact us Login
  Advanced SearchBrowse

Item

ITEM ACTIONSEXPORT

Released

Report

The thickness of graphs: a survey

MPS-Authors
http://pubman.mpdl.mpg.de/cone/persons/resource/persons45092

Mutzel,  Petra
Algorithms and Complexity, MPI for Informatics, Max Planck Society;

Locator
There are no locators available
Fulltext (public)

1996-1-009
(Any fulltext), 10KB

Supplementary Material (public)
There is no public supplementary material available
Citation

Mutzel, P., Odenthal, T., & Scharbrodt, M.(1996). The thickness of graphs: a survey (MPI-I-1996-1-009). Saarbrücken: Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0014-A19B-5
Abstract
We give a state-of-the-art survey of the thickness of a graph from both a theoretical and a practical point of view. After summarizing the relevant results concerning this topological invariant of a graph, we deal with practical computation of the thickness. We present some modifications of a basic heuristic and investigate their usefulness for evaluating the thickness and determining a decomposition of a graph in planar subgraphs.