# diameter.owin

From spatstat v1.57-1
by Adrian Baddeley

##### Diameter of a Window

Computes the diameter of a window.

##### Usage

```
# S3 method for owin
diameter(x)
```

##### Arguments

- x
A window whose diameter will be computed.

##### Details

This function computes the diameter of a window of arbitrary shape, i.e. the maximum distance between any two points in the window.

The argument `x`

should be a window (an object of class
`"owin"`

, see `owin.object`

for details)
or can be given in any format acceptable to `as.owin()`

.

The function `diameter`

is generic. This function is the
method for the class `"owin"`

.

##### Value

The numerical value of the diameter of the window.

##### See Also

##### Examples

```
# NOT RUN {
w <- owin(c(0,1),c(0,1))
diameter(w)
# returns sqrt(2)
data(letterR)
diameter(letterR)
# }
```

*Documentation reproduced from package spatstat, version 1.57-1, License: GPL (>= 2)*

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