Computational Geometry and Low Dimensional Linear Programs

  • Henry Wolkowicz
  • Adi Ben-Israel
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 51)


Many areas (robotics, pattern recognition, computer graphics etc. ) offer problems requiring efficient computation of elementary planar geometric objects, e.g. the convex hull of a set, the intersectionof a line and a convex polytcpe, the distance between two line segments. Computational geometry, applying computer science methodology to such geometrical problems (see e.g. [3], [4]), has provided important algorithms and complexity results, typically under specific assumptions on the data structure.


Data Structure Convex Hull Mathematical Program Computer Graphic Computational Geometry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Wolkowicz
    • 1
  • Adi Ben-Israel
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Combinatorics and OptimizationUniversity of WaterlooCanada
  2. 2.Department of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of DelawareUSA

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