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rectilinear

, rectilineal
1. in, moving in, or characterized by a straight line or lines
2. consisting of, bounded by, or formed by a straight line or lines

Rectilinear

Forming, formed by, or characterized by straight lines.

rectilinear

[¦rek·tə′lin·ē·ər]
(mathematics)
Consisting of or bounded by lines.
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However, for simple, rectilinear polygons, we present a polynomial-time, off-line algorithm for finding an optimal GT path in the [L.
The result is extended in Section 5 to rectilinear polygons containing a bounded number of rectilinear obstacles.
From now on, we confine our discussions to rectilinear polygons and rectilinear paths in them, except in the beginning of Section 6.
There is an O(k)-competitive algorithm for exploring rectilinear polygons containing at most k rectilinear obstacles.
There is a constant competitive algorithm for exploring rectilinear polygons with any number of rectilinear obstacles in it.