Unfolding manhattan towers

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 4x5x1 refinement of the vertex grid.

Journal Title: Computational geometry : theory and applications Vol. 40; no. 2; pp. 102 - 114
Authors: Mirela Damian, Robin Flatland, Joseph O'Rourke
Format: Article
Published: Jul 2008
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