By Jiří Matoušek (auth.), Jiří Matoušek (eds.)
Discrete geometry investigates combinatorial houses of configurations of geometric gadgets. To a operating mathematician or machine scientist, it deals refined effects and methods of significant range and it's a origin for fields equivalent to computational geometry or combinatorial optimization.
This ebook is basically a textbook creation to varied components of discrete geometry. In each one sector, it explains a number of key effects and techniques, in an obtainable and urban demeanour. It additionally comprises extra complicated fabric in separate sections and hence it will possibly function a suite of surveys in numerous narrower subfields. the most themes comprise: fundamentals on convex units, convex polytopes, and hyperplane preparations; combinatorial complexity of geometric configurations; intersection styles and transversals of convex units; geometric Ramsey-type effects; polyhedral combinatorics and high-dimensional convexity; and finally, embeddings of finite metric areas into normed spaces.
Jiri Matousek is Professor of computing device technology at Charles college in Prague. His study has contributed to a number of of the thought of parts and to their algorithmic functions. this can be his 3rd book.
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