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Issue No.01 - January (2012 vol.18)

pp: 43-46

Gerald Farin , Arizona State University, Tempe

DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TVCG.2010.256

ABSTRACT

We compare a variety of triangle shape measures using concepts such as smoothness and convexity. We show that one of these measures, the elongation measure, lends itself to an intuitive geometric interpretation.

INDEX TERMS

Shape, triangle, condition number, circumellipse.

CITATION

Gerald Farin, "Shape Measures for Triangles",

*IEEE Transactions on Visualization & Computer Graphics*, vol.18, no. 1, pp. 43-46, January 2012, doi:10.1109/TVCG.2010.256REFERENCES