Alpha Complexes

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


The original motivation for the concept of alpha shapes was the desire to develop a concrete version of the intuitive notion of ‘shape’ of a finite point set. Starting from this idea, we explore connections to Voronoi diagrams and Delaunay triangulations.


Convex Hull Voronoi Diagram Delaunay Triangulation Unweighted Case Power Diagram 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Science and Technology AustriaKlosterneuburgAustria

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