### Abstract

The approximation and the exact algorithms to compute the minimum-width shell or annulus are discussed. To measure the S or the roundness of a set of n points in R^{d}, the S can be approximated with a sphere (Γ) so that the maximum distance between a point of S and Γ is minimized. It was found that the problem of measuring the roundness of S is equivalent to computing a shell of the smallest width that contains S.

Original language | English (US) |
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Title of host publication | Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry |

Publisher | ACM |

Pages | 380-389 |

Number of pages | 10 |

State | Published - 1999 |

Event | Proceedings of the 1999 15th Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry - Miami Beach, FL, USA Duration: Jun 13 1999 → Jun 16 1999 |

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Other | Proceedings of the 1999 15th Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry |
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City | Miami Beach, FL, USA |

Period | 6/13/99 → 6/16/99 |

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*Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry*(pp. 380-389). ACM.

**Approximation and exact algorithms for minimum-width annuli and shells.** / Agarwal, Pankaj K.; Aronov, Boris; Har-Peled, Sariel; Sharir, Micha.

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*Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry.*ACM, pp. 380-389, Proceedings of the 1999 15th Annual Symposium on Computational Geometry, Miami Beach, FL, USA, 6/13/99.

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