Unfolding Manhattan Towers

Citation data:

Computational Geometry, ISSN: 0925-7721, Vol: 40, Issue: 2, Page: 102-114

Publication Year:
2008
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Repository URL:
https://scholarworks.smith.edu/csc_facpubs/51
DOI:
10.1016/j.comgeo.2007.07.003
Author(s):
Damian, Mirela; Flatland, Robin; O'Rourke, Joseph
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Computer Science; Mathematics; Unfolding; Orthogonal; Genus-zero; Polyhedron; Computer Sciences; Geometry and Topology
article description
We provide an algorithm for unfolding the surface of any orthogonal polyhedron that falls into a particular shape class we call Manhattan Towers, to a nonoverlapping planar orthogonal polygon. The algorithm cuts along edges of a 4×5×1 refinement of the vertex grid.