maple_area, a MATLAB code 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 MIT license
maple_area is available in a MATLAB version.
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