# pixellate

##### Convert Spatial Object to Pixel Image

Convert a spatial object to a pixel image by measuring the amount of stuff in each pixel.

##### Usage

`pixellate(x, ...)`

##### Arguments

- x
- Spatial object to be converted.
A point pattern (object of class
`"ppp"`

), a window (object of class`"owin"`

), a line segment pattern (object of class`"psp"`

), or some other suitable data. - ...
- Arguments passed to methods.

##### Details

The function `pixellate`

converts a geometrical object `x`

into
a pixel image, by measuring the *amount* of `x`

that is
inside each pixel.
If `x`

is a point pattern, `pixellate(x)`

counts the
number of points of `x`

falling in each pixel.
If `x`

is a window, `pixellate(x)`

measures the area
of intersection of each pixel with the window.

The function `pixellate`

is generic, with methods for
point patterns (`pixellate.ppp`

),
windows (`pixellate.owin`

),
and
line segment patterns (`pixellate.psp`

),
See the separate documentation for these methods.

The related function `as.im`

also converts `x`

into a pixel image,
but typically measures only the presence or absence of
`x`

inside each pixel.

##### Value

- A pixel image (object of class
`"im"`

).

##### See Also

*Documentation reproduced from package spatstat, version 1.21-0, License: GPL (>= 2)*