convexhull.xy

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Convex Hull of Points

Computes the convex hull of a set of points in two dimensions.

Keywords
utilities, spatial
Usage
convexhull.xy(x, y=NULL)
Arguments
x

vector of x coordinates of observed points, or a 2-column matrix giving x,y coordinates, or a list with components x,y giving coordinates (such as a point pattern object of class "ppp".)

y

(optional) vector of y coordinates of observed points, if x is a vector.

Details

Given an observed pattern of points with coordinates given by x and y, this function computes the convex hull of the points, and returns it as a window.

Value

A window (an object of class "owin").

See Also

owin, as.owin, convexhull, bounding.box.xy, ripras

Aliases
  • convexhull.xy
Examples
# NOT RUN {
  x <- runif(30)
  y <- runif(30)
  w <- convexhull.xy(x,y)
  plot(owin(), main="convexhull.xy(x,y)", lty=2)
  plot(w, add=TRUE)
  points(x,y)

  X <- rpoispp(30)
  plot(X, main="convexhull.xy(X)")
  plot(convexhull.xy(X), add=TRUE)
# }
Documentation reproduced from package spatstat, version 1.59-0, License: GPL (>= 2)

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