Beiträge zur Algebra und Geometrie
Contributions to Algebra and Geometry
Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 283-294 (2009)
The intersection of convex transversals is a convex polytope
Jim Lawrence and Valeriu SoltanDepartment of Mathematical Sciences, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA, e-mail: email@example.com, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract: It is proven that the intersection of convex transversals of finitely many sets in $\R^n$ is a convex polytope, possibly empty. Related results on support hyperplanes and complements of finite unions of convex sets are given.
Keywords: convex transversal, polytope, polyhedron, complement
Classification (MSC2000): 52A20
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