Definition of Convex. Meaning of Convex. Synonyms of Convex

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Definition of Convex

Convex
Convex Con"vex, a. [L. convexus vaulted, arched, convex, concave, fr. convehere to bring together: cf. F. convexe. See Vehicle.] Rising or swelling into a spherical or rounded form; regularly protuberant or bulging; -- said of a spherical surface or curved line when viewed from without, in opposition to concave. Drops of water naturally form themselves into figures with a convex surface. --Whewell. Double convex, convex on both sides; convexo-convex.

Meaning of Convex from wikipedia

- Convex, meaning "curving out" or "extending outward" (compare concave), may refer to: Convexity in economics Convex preferences Convexity (finance), second...
- real-valued function defined on an n-dimensional interval is called convex (or convex downward or concave upward) if the line segment between any two points...
- In convex geometry, a convex set is a subset of an affine space that is closed under convex combinations. More specifically, in a Euclidean space, a convex...
- Convex optimization is a subfield of optimization that studies the problem of minimizing convex functions over convex sets. The convexity makes optimization...
- is a mirror with a curved reflecting surface. The surface may be either convex (bulging outwards) or concave (bulging inwards). Most curved mirrors have...
- In mathematics, the convex hull or convex envelope or convex closure of a set X of points in the Euclidean plane or in a Euclidean space (or, more generally...
- Plano-convex may refer to: Plano-convex lens, in optics Plano-convex, a type of mudbrick used by the ancient Sumerians...
- word lens comes from lēns , the Latin name of the lentil, because a double-convex lens is lentil-shaped. The lentil plant also gives its name to a geometric...
- the convex hull of its edges. Additional properties of convex polygons include: The intersection of two convex polygons is a convex polygon. A convex polygon...
- mathematical optimization, the convex conjugate of a function is a generalization of the Legendre transformation which applies to non-convex functions. It is also...
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