, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 447–458 | Cite as

Tverberg Partitions as Weak Epsilon-Nets

  • Pablo SoberónEmail author

Mathematics Subject Classification (2010)

52A35 05D40 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentBaruch College, CUNYNew YorkUSA

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