Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2001 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

Edge

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_271
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(1) An edge is the line segment joining two extreme points of a polyhedron such that no point on the segment is the midpoint of two other points of the polyhedron not on the segment. Polyhedron. (2) A line connecting two nodes in a graph (network). Graph theory; Network optimixation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of MarylandCollege PartUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Technology & EngineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA