Art Gallery Theorems and Algorithms

Art Gallery Theorems and Algorithms

Art Gallery Theorems and Algorithms
by Joseph O'Rourke

Publisher: Oxford University Press 1987
ISBN/ASIN: 0195039653
ISBN-13: 9780195039658
Number of pages: 296

Art gallery theorems and algorithms are so called because they relate to problems involving the visibility of geometrical shapes and their internal surfaces. This book explores generalizations and specializations in these areas. Among the presentations are recently discovered theorems on orthogonal polygons, polygons with holes, exterior visibility, visibility graphs, and visibility in three dimensions. This work may be applied to robotics and artificial intelligence as well as other fields, and will be especially useful to computer scientists working with computational and combinatorial geometry.

Home page url

Download or read it online here:
Download link
(11MB, PDF)

Similar books

The Life of Pi: From Archimedes to Eniac and BeyondThe Life of Pi: From Archimedes to Eniac and Beyond
by Jonathan M. Borwein - DocServer
The desire to understand Pi, the challenge, and originally the need, to calculate ever more accurate values of Pi, has challenged mathematicians for many many centuries, and Pi has provided compelling examples of computational mathematics.
Computer Algebra, Algorithms, Systems and ApplicationsComputer Algebra, Algorithms, Systems and Applications
by Richard Liska, at al. - Czech Technical University
From the table of contents: Introduction; Algorithms for algebraic computation; Integrated mathematical systems; Basic possibilities of integrated mathematical systems; Applications of computer algebra; Another sources of study.
Algorithmic MathematicsAlgorithmic Mathematics
by Leonard Soicher, Franco Vivaldi
This text is a course in mathematical algorithms, intended for second year mathematics students. It introduces the algorithms for computing with integers, polynomials and vector spaces. The course requires no computing experience.
Strange Attractors: Creating Patterns in ChaosStrange Attractors: Creating Patterns in Chaos
by Julien C. Sprott - M & T Books
Chaos and fractals have revolutionized our view of the world. This book shows examples of the artistic beauty that can arise from very simple equations, and teaches the reader how to produce an endless variety of such patterns.