Geometriae Dedicata

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 209–243

Generalized Dirichlet tessellations

  • Peter F. Ash
  • Ethan D. Bolker

DOI: 10.1007/BF00164401

Cite this article as:
Ash, P.F. & Bolker, E.D. Geom Dedicata (1986) 20: 209. doi:10.1007/BF00164401


In this paper we study how to recognize when a dissection of the plane has been constructed in one of several natural ways each of which models some phenomena in the natural or social sciences. The prototypical case is the nearest-neighbor or Dirichlet tessellation.

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter F. Ash
    • 1
  • Ethan D. Bolker
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceSt. Joseph's UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of Massachusetts/BostonBostonUSA