Convex Sets (big ol' blobs)

by Evan Conrad, February 26, 2018

A convex set is a set of points where you can always draw a straight line between one point and another.

Example Convex set Illustration of convex set

Example Not-convex set Illustration of not a convex set

Note that since the points in the red line are not in our set (big ol' blob), then we can say it's not convex.

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