Definition: A tree of minimum Euclidean distance connecting a set of points, called terminals, in the plane. This tree may include points other than the terminals, which are called Steiner points.
See also Steiner tree, rectilinear Steiner tree.
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Joseph L. Ganley, "Euclidean Steiner tree", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 11 January 2010. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/euclidSteinerTree.html