Partitioning a Polygonal Region into a Minimum Number of Triangles

Tetsuo ASANO  Takao ASANO  Yoshikazu OHSUGA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)   Vol.E67   No.4   pp.232-233
Publication Date: 1984/04/25
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Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Computational Complexity

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We present a simple approximation algorithm for a problem of partitioning a polygonal region into a minimum number of triangles. The objective is to show that the absolute performance ratio of the algorithm is bounded by some constant for any polygonal region.