Reference Entry

convex hull

Edited by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi and Anne Kerr

in A Dictionary of Computer Science

Seventh edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780199688975
Published online January 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191768125
convex hull

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The smallest convex set that contains a given set. A set is convex if for any two points in the set, the points on the straight line segment joining the two points are also contained in the set....

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Subjects: Computing

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