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rectilinear Steiner tree

(definition)

Definition: A minimum-length rectilinear tree 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, Euclidean Steiner tree.

Author: JLG


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Joseph L. Ganley, "rectilinear 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/rectilinearSteinertree.html