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Re: Polygon Union

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  • Subject: [mg100574] Re: Polygon Union
  • From: David Skulsky <edskulsky at>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 02:08:09 -0400 (EDT)
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Hmmm...  I was hoping to avoid using a function external to
Mathematica (I've never used MathLink), but this may be inevitable.


David Skulsky

On Jun 6, 12:49 am, "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devr... at>
> C code to perform a
> set of polygon operations, among which the polygon union.
> Cheers -- Sjoerd
> On Jun 5, 10:12 pm, David Skulsky <edskul... at> wrote:
> > I am looking for a Mathematica function which generates the union of
> > two (not necessarily convex) polygons.  I found a package on the web
> > (the Imtek library, I believe) which includes a convex polygon
> > intersection function, but not a polygon *union* function.  Does
> > anyone know if such a function is available or, if not, can anyone
> > suggest an algorithm to implement in Mathematica?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > David Skulsky

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