On the ball spanned by balls
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The procedure for linear programming in linear time in fixed dimension is extended to solve in linear time certain nonlinear problems. Examples are the problem of finding the smallest ball enclosingn given balls, and the weighted-center problem in fixed dimension.
KeywordsLinear Time Discrete Comput Geom SIAM Journal Small Ball Demand Point
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