CAS 749 - Advanced Topics in Computational Geometry
The first lecture is on Wednesday September 16, 2020
Office: ITB 127
Office hours: Friday 14:30-15:20 or by appointment
Computational geometry deals with the design and analysis of algorithms for solving problems arising in discrete geometry, primary in 2 and 3 dimensions. This course provides an introduction to useful frameworks for computational geometry problems in dimension 2, 3 and higher. We introduce the basic concepts of triangulation, Voronoi diagrams, polyhedra, lattices and integer cones, arrangement of hyperplanes and linear programming and illustrate these notions by some examples coming from combinatorial optimization. The course will be relatively self-contained. Reading will be assigned to cover some of the topics.
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