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Re: Decision whether point lies within closed contour

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  • Subject: [mg131814] Re: Decision whether point lies within closed contour
  • From: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2013 22:10:07 -0400 (EDT)
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An algorithm exists, see point in polygon on Wikipedia, but is not one of the built in functions as far as I know.

Daniel Lichtblau has a implementation of ray casting here:  http://forums.wolfram.com/mathgroup/archive/2009/Feb/msg00519.html

Regards,
Sseziwa

On Oct 9, 2013, at 2:10 AM, "Dr. Robert Kragler" <kragler at hs-weingarten.de> wrote:

>
> Does an algorithm or even a Mathematica procedure exist to decide whether a
> points is located inside or outside a closed contour resp. closed polygonal line?
>
> Thanks for any reply
>
> Robert Kragler
>
>




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