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Zonohedra and Zonotopes

David Eppstein
Organization: Univ. of California, Irvine
URL: http://www.ics.uci.edu/~eppstein/numth/
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 1996
Volume: 5
Issue: 4
Page range: 15-21

Complicated shapes can be formed by applying the Minkowski sum operation to relatively simple sets of vectors. Using Mathematica to display the results gives insights into the combinatorics of line arrangements, the projections of hypercubes, and the centroids of weighted point sets.

*Mathematics > Discrete Mathematics > Combinatorics
*Mathematics > Geometry
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