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On the cells in a stationary Poisson hyperplane mosaic

Matthias Reitzner and Rolf Schneider
From the journal Advances in Geometry


Let X be the mosaic generated by a stationary Poisson hyperplane process in ℝd. Under some mild conditions on the spherical directional distribution of (which are satisfied if the process is isotropic), we show that with probability one the set of cells (d-polytopes) of X has the following properties. The translates of the cells are dense in the space of convex bodies. Every combinatorial type of simple d-polytopes is realized infinitely often by the cells of X. A further result concerns the distribution of the typical cell.

  1. Communicated by: M. Henk


We thank the referee for useful hints, and Gilles Bonnet for helpful discussions. This work was partially supported by the DFG; it was initiated during the “Conference on Combinatorial Structures in Geometry” (Osnabrück) of the program DFG-RTG 1916.


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Received: 2016-09-14
Revised: 2017-02-27
Published Online: 2018-07-20
Published in Print: 2019-04-24

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