On point covers of multiple intervals and axis-parallel rectangles

Gyula Károlyi, Gábor Tardos

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Abstract

In certain families of hypergraphs the transversal number is bounded by some function of the packing number. In this paper we study hypergraphs related to multiple intervals and axis-parallel rectangles, respectively. Essential improvements of former established upper bounds are presented here. We explore the close connection between the two problems at issue.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-222
Number of pages10
JournalCombinatorica
Volume16
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1996

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics
  • Computational Mathematics

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