Journal for 
Geometry and Graphics

Editorial Board
G. Bertoline (West Lafayette), Y. Charit (Haifa), Chen Jiannan (Beijing), L. D. Goss (Evansville), J. Hoschek (Darmstadt), S. Ino (Hokkaido), R. D. Jenison (Ames), C. Leopold (Kaiserslautern), E. Molnár (Budapest), S. Nagano (Tokyo), M. Palej (Gliwice), K. Suzuki (Tokyo), J. P. Tschupik (Innsbruck), G. Weiß (Dresden), K. Yoshida (Osaka)
Managing Editors
R. E. Barr (Austin), M. Kato (Tokyo), H. Stachel (Vienna)

Journal for Geometry and Graphics
is the Journal of the
International Society for Geometry and Graphics

Aims and Scope

The concern of this international scientific journal is to stimulate scientific research and teaching methodology in the field of graphics and graphics-related geometry by the dissemination of new results. The published papers are ordered into three groups: Theoretical Graphics (Section 1), Applications (Section 2), Graphics Education (Section 3).


One volume per year, consisting of two issues with about 100 pages each.


The journal is available from Heldermann Verlag, Langer Graben 13d, 32657 Lemgo, Germany, at a price of DM 68.00 per issue, DM 136.00 per volume, including surface mail shipment.

Cover page

The figure on the cover page showing a 3D-image of a four-dimensional hypercube has been extracted from a cover design made by Eric and Harriet E. Brisson (Providence, Rhode Island, USA) and Steve M. Slaby (Princeton, New Jersey, USA).

© Copyright 1998 by Heldermann Verlag.

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without the prior permission of Heldermann Verlag.

ISSN 1433-8157

Instructions for Authors

Papers submitted to this journal should be written in English. Only unpublished material can be accepted, and authors may not republish their paper in the same or similar form. With the acceptance of a paper for publication all rights related to the reproduction pass to Heldermann Verlag.

Papers are expected to be written using LaTeX. Three hardcopies of the paper should be supplied to the Editorial Office of JGG:

The final version of a paper should moreover be sent by e-mail to the Editorial Office. The address is:

Detailed guidelines for preparing manuscripts for JGG are available from the Editorial Office in printed or electronic form. You may also consult our web page at

A total of 40 reprints of each contribution will be sent to its first mentioned author (if not otherwise desired) free of charge.

Managing Editors