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Metric inequalities and convexity

Author: Dorothy Wolfe
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (1973), 559-562
MSC: Primary 52A05
MathSciNet review: 0319045
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Abstract: Conditions that a given point of a normed linear space is (or is not) a convex combination of $ n$ fixed points are given in terms of the metric. The point is said to be metrically dependent if the conditions hold.

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Keywords: Normed linear space, metric space, convex combinations, extreme points
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