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Main Title: Algorithms for Manufacturing Paperclips and Sheet Metal Structures
Author(s): Arkin, Esther M.
Fekete, Sándor P.
Mitchell, Joseph S. B.
Type: Research Paper
URI: https://depositonce.tu-berlin.de/handle/11303/15958
http://dx.doi.org/10.14279/depositonce-14731
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Abstract: We study algorithmic aspects of bending wires and sheet metal into a specified structure. Problems of this type are closely related to the question of deciding whether a simple non-self-intersecting wire structure (a "carpenter's ruler") can be straightened, a problem that was open for several years and has only recently been solved in the affirmative.
Subject(s): folding
carpenter's rule conjecture
geometric algorithms
polygons
NP-completeness
Issue Date: 2001
Date Available: 17-Dec-2021
Language Code: en
DDC Class: 510 Mathematik
MSC 2000: 68U05 Computer graphics; computational geometry
68Q17 Computational difficulty of problems
Series: Preprint-Reihe des Instituts für Mathematik, Technische Universität Berlin
Series Number: 2001, 710
ISSN: 2197-8085
TU Affiliation(s): Fak. 2 Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften » Inst. Mathematik
Appears in Collections:Technische Universität Berlin » Publications

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