Item description for Excursions into Combinatorial Geometry (Universitext) by Vladimir Boltyanski...
The book deals with the combinatorial geometry of convex bodies in finite-dimensional spaces. A general introduction to geometric convexity is followed by the investigation of d-convexity and H-convexity, and by various applications. Recent research is discussed, for example the three (generally unsolved) problems from the combinatorial geometry of convex bodies: the Szoekefalvi-Nagy problem, the Borsuk problem, the Hadwiger covering problem. These and related questions are then applied to a new class of convex bodies which is a natural generalization of the class of zonoids: the class of belt bodies. Finally open research problems are discussed.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.34" Width: 6.17" Height: 1.02" Weight: 1.43 lbs.
Release Date Dec 5, 1996
ISBN 3540613412 ISBN13 9783540613411
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