, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 361-368

Optimal output-sensitive convex hull algorithms in two and three dimensions

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Abstract

We present simple output-sensitive algorithms that construct the convex hull of a set ofn points in two or three dimensions in worst-case optimalO (n logh) time andO (n) space, whereh denotes the number of vertices of the convex hull.

This research was supported by a Killam Predoctoral Fellowship and an NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship.