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Zbl.No:  692.05037
Autor:  Alon, Noga; Erdös, Paul
Title:  Disjoint edges in geometric graphs. (In English)
Source:  Discrete Comput. Geom. 4, No.4, 287-290 (1989).
Review:  Answering an old question in combinatorial geometry, we show that any configuration consisting of a set V of n points in general position in the plane and a set of 6n-5 closed straight line segments whose endpoints lie in V, contains three pairwise disjoint line segments.
Classif.:  * 05C35 Extremal problems (graph theory)
Keywords:  combinatorial geometry; configuration; three pairwise disjoint line segments

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