Convex Set

A set S in a vector space over R is called a convex set if the line segment joining any pair of points of S lies entirely in S.

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Croft, H. T.; Falconer, K. J.; and Guy, R. K. "Convexity." Ch. A in Unsolved Problems in Geometry. New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 6-47, 1994.Klee, V. "What is a Convex Set?" Amer. Math. Monthly 78, 616-631, 1971.Lay, S. R. Convex Sets and Their Applications. New York: Wiley, 1979.Valentine, F. A. Convex Sets. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964.

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