convex hull

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convex hull

[′kän‚veks ′həl]
(mathematics)
The smallest convex set containing a given collection of points in a real linear space. Also known as convex linear hull.

convex hull

(mathematics, graphics)
For a set S in space, the smallest convex set containing S. In the plane, the convex hull can be visualized as the shape assumed by a rubber band that has been stretched around the set S and released to conform as closely as possible to S.
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tau]](A) will stand respectively for the closure and closed convex hull of a subset A [subset or equal to] E* with respect to a locally convex topology [tau] on E*.
If x [member of] B(H) is such that the norm closed convex hull of [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] in B(H [cross product] [?
H([DELTA])) denotes the closed convex hull of H([DELTA]).