convex polyhedron


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convex polyhedron

[′kän‚veks ¦päl·i¦hē·drən]
(mathematics)
A polyhedron in the plane which is a convex set, for example, any regular polyhedron.
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However, unlike its two-dimensional rectangular counterpart, the minimum-volume box bounding a convex polyhedron need not have one of its faces flush with a face of the polyhedron.
Such a method proposed by O'Rourke constructs the minimum-volume enclosing box with the constraint that one of the faces of the convex polyhedron lie flush with a face of the box.
A] is a convex polyhedron, then there exists q > 0 such that [chi] [member of] [H.
We have just seen how the availability of the tool providing the convex polyhedron hull of objects may be an efficient construction tool.