Paper by Erik D. Demaine

Erik D. Demaine, John Iacono, and Stefan Langerman, “Grid Vertex-Unfolding Orthostacks”, International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications, volume 20, number 3, 2010, pages 245–254.

Biedl et al. 1 presented an algorithm for unfolding orthostacks into one piece without overlap by using arbitrary cuts along the surface. They conjectured that orthostacks could be unfolded using cuts that lie in a plane orthogonal to a coordinate axis and containing a vertex of the orthostack. We prove the existence of a vertex unfolding using only such cuts.

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