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Related to convex: Convex function, Convex set, Convex hull, Convex optimization

convex

1. Physics having one or two surfaces curved or ground in the shape of a section of the exterior of a sphere, paraboloid, ellipsoid, etc.
2. Maths (of a polygon) containing no interior angle greater than 180°

convex

(kon-veks , kon -veks) Bulging outward. A convex mirror diverges light. A biconvex or planoconvex lens, fatter in the center than at the edges, has a converging action.

Convex

Forms that have a surface or boundary that curves outward; as in the exterior or outer surface of a sphere.

convex

[′kän‚veks]
(science and technology)
Having a curved form which bulges outward, resembling the exterior of a sphere or cylinder or a section of these bodies.
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n] [right arrow] R is a continuously differentiable convex function.
A polytope P is the convex hull of finitely many points in a Euclidean space; equivalently it is a bounded intersection of finitely many closed half-spaces.
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Let g and h be analytic in U such that [absolute value of g'(0)] < [absolute value of h'(0)] and h + [epsilon]g is close-to-convex in U for each [epsilon]([absolute value of [epsilon]] = 1) and suppose [phi] is convex analytic in U, then
Further on, the authors are trying to combine the low stresses resulted from the use of the concave connection, with the high stability of the convex one (Fig.
So only the regular hexagon can form the largest area of convex hulls with the shortest groove.
In Section 2, new convex hull properties are derived.
Clearly every convex function is g-convex, but the converse is not true.
When in the presence of the convex canvas, the spectator will want to move from left to right to witness the difference in imagery when it is viewed from various angles.
The convex canvas gives the paintings an additional dimension and a more tangible life-likeness," said Shaikh Rashid, who is also the Interior Ministry Under-Secretary for Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs.