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Bodies of Constant Width in Minkowski Spaces

  • Horst MartiniEmail author
  • Luis Montejano
  • Déborah Oliveros
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Abstract

In Euclidean space, the length of a segment depends only on its magnitude, never on its direction. However, for certain geometrical problems the need arises to give a different definition for the length of a segment that depends on both the magnitude and the direction.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Horst Martini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luis Montejano
    • 2
  • Déborah Oliveros
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of MathematicsChemnitz University of TechnologyChemnitzGermany
  2. 2.Instituto de MatemáticasUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Campus JuriquillaQuerétaroMéxico

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