Nikolai Nowaczyk Spherical Voronoi Diagrams in Python


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PyData London 2016

Spherical Voronoi diagrams partition the surface of a sphere into regions of closest distance to a set of generator points. As discussed by Tyler Reddy at PyData 2015, there was no ready-to-go implementation of this in Python. After a self-contained introduction, we will tell the story about how this talk led to an extension of scipy to handle this problem.

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