Roots of Geometry and Topology

  • Herbert EdelsbrunnerEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


Geometric questions have been pondered by people for thousands of years.


Packing Density Betti Number Convex Polyhedron Sphere Packing Hexagonal Grid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Science and Technology AustriaKlosterneuburgAustria

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