Michael Ian Shamos
Michael Ian Shamos is an American mathematician, attorney, book author, journal editor, consultant and company director. He is the author of 'Computational Geometry' , which was for many years the standard textbook in computational geometry, and is known for the Shamos–Hoey sweep line algorithm for line segment intersection detection and for the rotating calipers technique for finding the width and diameter of a geometric figure. Wikipedia*
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Michael Ian Shamos has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2004 Forum as a Director for the Universal Library of the Carnegie Mellon University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 183 views per program. Most appearances with Gracia M. Hillman (2). Most common tag: Election Procedures.