Definition: An optimization problem induced by a collection of geometric objects.
See also prune and search.
Note: Since the variables and constraints come from physical situations, faster algorithms can often be developed. Adapted from [AS98, page 413].
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Paul E. Black, "geometric optimization problem", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/geometricopt.html