Towards Exact Geometric Computation

@article{Yap1997TowardsEG,
  title={Towards Exact Geometric Computation},
  author={Chee-Keng Yap},
  journal={Comput. Geom.},
  year={1997},
  volume={7},
  pages={3-23}
}
Exact computation is assumed in most algorithms in computational geometry. In practice, implementors perform computation in some fixed-precision model, usually the machine floating-point arithmetic. Such implementations have many well-known problems, here informally called "robustness issues". To reconcile theory and practice, authors have suggested that theoretical algorithms ought to be redesigned to become robust under fixed-precision arithmetic. We suggest that in many cases, implementors… CONTINUE READING
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