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Topic: The minimum spanning circle problem
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Riccardo Rigon

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The minimum spanning circle problem
Posted: Jul 24, 1996 7:13 PM
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Consider the following Computational Geometry
given a set of n points {p_1, ....p_n} in the
plane find the center and the radius of the
smallest circle such that no point is exterior to
the circle.

Actually I am looking for the distance of the two
farthest apart points of the set, and I know that
my points are the vertices of a convex hull.

Do someone knows a simple and efficient
computational solution for this problem ?

Thank you in advance for any help

Riccardo Rigon
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I-38050 Mesiano di Povo - TRENTO
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