The theory of abstract convexity provides us with the necessary tools for building accurate one-sided approximations of functions. Cutting angle methods have recently emerged as a tool for global optimization of families of abstract convex functions. Their applicability have been subsequently extended to other problems, such as scattered data interpolation. This paper reviews three different applications of cutting angle methods, namely global optimization, generation of nonuniform random variates and multivatiate interpolation.
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970101 Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences