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The rigidity of infinite graphs. / Kitson, D.; C. Power, S.

In: Discrete and Computational Geometry, Vol. 60, No. 3, 10.2018, p. 531-557.

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Kitson, D & C. Power, S 2018, 'The rigidity of infinite graphs', Discrete and Computational Geometry, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. 531-557. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00454-018-9993-0

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Kitson D, C. Power S. The rigidity of infinite graphs. Discrete and Computational Geometry. 2018 Oct;60(3):531-557. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00454-018-9993-0

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Kitson, D. ; C. Power, S. / The rigidity of infinite graphs. In: Discrete and Computational Geometry. 2018 ; Vol. 60, No. 3. pp. 531-557.

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