MAPLE_AREA, a MATLAB library which uses several approaches to estimate the area of a maple leaf using an image.
For a discussion of quasirandom sampling, Brian Hayes published a picture of a maple leaf and considered how its area could be estimated using a regular grid of points, random sampling, or quasirandom sampling.
The MAPLE_BOUNDARY functions used various MATLAB procedures to turn the maple leaf image into a polygonal curve definining the boundary. The functions in MAPLE_AREA use various sampling techniques to estimate the area of the maple leaf.
The computer code and data files made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.
MAPLE_AREA is available in a MATLAB version.
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FLORIDA_CVT_GEO, MATLAB programs which explore the creation of a centroidal Voronoi Tessellation (CVT) of the state of Florida, based solely on geometric considerations.
FLORIDA_CVT_POP, MATLAB programs which explore the creation of a centroidal Voronoi Tessellation (CVT) of the state of Florida, based on population density.
HAND_AREA, a MATLAB program which estimates the area of a curve which outlines a person's hand.
HAND_DATA, MATLAB programs which carry out some numerical exercises based on data that came from tracing several points on a person's hand.
MAPLE_BOUNDARY, a MATLAB library which reads an image of a maple leaf and extracts the list of pixels that form the boundary.
MESH2D_HAND, a MATLAB program which reads in a set of 59 points which outline a human hand, and calls MESH2D, which is able to create a fine triangular mesh of the region outlined by the points.
POLYGON, a dataset directory which contains examples of polygons.
TRIANGULATE, a MATLAB program which triangulates a polygonal region.