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Nauty :: isPlanar

isPlanar -- determines if a given graph is planar

Synopsis

Description

A graph is planar if the graph can be embedded in the plane, i.e., the vertices can be arranged such that no edges cross except at vertices.

i1 : R = QQ[a..e];
i2 : isPlanar cycle R

o2 = true
i3 : isPlanar completeGraph R

o3 = false

This method uses the program planarg. The code was written by Paulette Lieby for the Magma project and used with permission in the software nauty.

See also

Ways to use isPlanar :

For the programmer

The object isPlanar is a method function.