convex polygon

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Noun1.convex polygon - a polygon such that no side extended cuts any other side or vertex; it can be cut by a straight line in at most two points
polygon, polygonal shape - a closed plane figure bounded by straight sides
concave polygon - a polygon such that there is a straight line that cuts it in four or more points
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The edges of the polygonal curve [xi](N) passing inside the cell C are some (non-intersecting) diagonals of the convex polygon C; see the Fact above and Figure 2.
We analyzed seasonal minimum convex polygon home ranges, utilization distributions, movement rates, and home range composition of GPS-collared moose in Massachusetts.
a) Proposition 1 leads to a computational formula for the mean wedge volume of a convex polygon (Corollary 1) which is much simpler than Eq.
The shape of convex hull is a convex polygon whose vertices belong to S.
I investigated three estimators of size of home range; minimum convex polygon, adaptive kernel, and fixed kernel using the programs CALHOME (Kie et al.
The convex hull (Avis & Bremner, 1995; Umbaugh, 2005) is the minimum area convex polygon that includes all the pixels of the layout element.
Different methods have also been used to calculate home ranges including minimum convex polygon (Sherrill and Case 1980, DeLotelle et al.
111 (a) Individual nesting range (100% minimum convex polygon, [greater than or equal to] 20 locations, one month before nest incubation).
All samples within some convex polygon enclosing (x,y),
A bootstrap procedure is proposed which retains the desirable properties of the minimum convex polygon while providing confidence intervals for the home range size.