Definition: A corner point of a polyhedron. More formally, a point which cannot be expressed as a convex combination of other points in the polyhedron.
Note: From Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, pages 19-26 and 32-39, Copyright © 1999 by CRC Press LLC. Appearing in the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology, Copyright © 2000 CRC Press LLC.
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Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, CRC Press LLC, 1999, "extreme point", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: https://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/extremepoint.html