JOR + bibliography search  problems for orthogonal objects  
JOR + bibliography search  problems for special shapes
Reading a paper 


paper of BjorlingSachs + Souvaine + bibliography search  problem: conditions for 3 coloring of a polygon with one hole (k holes); bibliography search.  
MMMO Ch. 10 Windowing, with a bit of Ch. 5 for Range trees. Bibliography search minimal.  Understanding of material  
MMMO Ch. 13 and 15.  Understanding of material. Mark Overmars software.  Naomi 

MMMO Ch. 13 and 15, for motivation.  Java
implementation of "naive" algorithm for computing vis. graphs.
Read, understand a paper. 

Handout (2 pages from a book by Giblin). Perhaps additional references, if needed. (paper of de Fraysseyx, Pach and Pollack and bibl. search, graph drawing bibliography).  Understanding of material. Use of applets available on the web. Bibliography search. Use of Graph Drawing resources. Graph Server  
JOR  Physical and computer models (Mathematica, GeomView) of the two main polyhedra in the book illustrating the issues.  
Komei Fukuda  Understanding the problem. Material available on web page. Physical and computer models (Mathematica, GeomView).  
Erik Demaine , Godfried Toussaint  Understanding the problem. Material available on web page. Physical and computer models (Mathematica, GeomView).  
CGAL 


Your references. Can start from GO, for instance.  To be discussed thoroughly with Ileana 