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Fast Detection of Rotation Sense of a Closed Polygon

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000049804D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bretscher, E [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a procedure for determining the sense of rotation of a closed polygon, using the index numbers of selected extrema vertices in a particular set of inequalities.