Let A1,A2,,An be subsets of an additive groupMathworldPlanetmath G. The sumset


is the set of all elements of the form a1+a2++an, where aiAi.

In geometry a sumset is often called Minkowski sumPlanetmathPlanetmath.

Title sumset
Canonical name Sumset
Date of creation 2013-03-22 13:19:14
Last modified on 2013-03-22 13:19:14
Owner bbukh (348)
Last modified by bbukh (348)
Numerical id 5
Author bbukh (348)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 11B13
Classification msc 11B05
Synonym Minkowski sum
Related topic MinkowskiSum2