• Linh Ngoc Nguyen Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • Viola Weiss Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena
  • Richard Cowan University of Sydney



combinatorial topology, random tessellations, stochastic geometry


A new class of non facet-to-facet random tessellations in three-dimensional space is introduced -- the so-called column tessellations. The spatial construction is based on a stationary planar tessellation; each cell of the spatial tessellation is a prism whose base facet is  congruent to a cell of the planar tessellation. Thus intensities, topological and metric mean values of the spatial tessellation can be calculated from suitably chosen parameters of the planar tessellation.


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How to Cite

Nguyen, L. N., Weiss, V., & Cowan, R. (2015). COLUMN TESSELLATIONS. Image Analysis and Stereology, 34(2), 87–100.



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