# Covering Rectilinear Polygons with Axis-Parallel Rectangles

Kumar, Anil VS and Ramesh, H (2003) Covering Rectilinear Polygons with Axis-Parallel Rectangles. In: SIAM Journal on Computing, 32 (6). pp. 1509-1541.

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## Abstract

We give an $O(\sqrt{\log n})$ factor approximation algorithm for covering a rectilinear polygon with holes using axis-parallel rectangles. This is the first polynomial time approximation algorithm for this problem with an $o(\log n)$approximation factor.

Item Type: Journal Article Copyright of the article belongs to Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics(SIAM) approximation algorithms;covering polygons Division of Electrical Sciences > Computer Science & Automation (Formerly, School of Automation) 08 Jun 2004 19 Sep 2010 04:12 http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/307