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Illumination for unions of boxes in $\textbf {R}^ d$
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Let $S$ be a finite union of boxes (polytopes whose edges are parallel to the coordinate axes) in ${R^d}$. If every two vertices of $S$ are clearly illumined by some common translate of the box $T$, then there is a translate of $T$ that clearly illumines every point of $S$ . A similar result holds when appropriate boundary points of $S$ are illumined (rather than clearly illumined) by translates of box $T$.
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  • Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 116 (1992), 197-202
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