On Bisectors in Minkowski Normed Spaces*

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Abstract

We discuss the concept of the bisector of a segment in a Minkowski normed n-space, and prove that if the unit ball K of the space is strictly convex then all bisectors are topological images of a hyperplane of the embedding Euclidean n-space. The converse statement is not true. We give an example in the three-space showing that all bisectors are topological planes, however K contains segments on its boundary. Strict convexity ensures the normality of Dirichlet-Voronoi-type K-subdivision of any point lattice.

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