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Rectilinear Convex Hull with Minimum Area

  • Carlos Alegría-Galicia
  • Tzolkin Garduño
  • Areli Rosas-Navarrete
  • Carlos Seara
  • Jorge Urrutia
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7579)

Abstract

Let P be a set of n points in the plane. We solve the problem of computing an orientation of the plane for which the rectilinear convex hull of P has minimum area in optimal Θ(nlogn) time and O(n) space.

Keywords

rectilinear convex hull ortho-convexity optimization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Alegría-Galicia
    • 3
  • Tzolkin Garduño
    • 3
  • Areli Rosas-Navarrete
    • 3
  • Carlos Seara
    • 2
  • Jorge Urrutia
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de MatemáticasUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMéxico
  2. 2.Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaSpain
  3. 3.Posgrado en Ciencia e, Ingeniería de la ComputaciónUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMéxico

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