toms112


toms112, a Python code which determines whether a point is inside a polygon.

The text of many ACM TOMS algorithms is available online through ACM: https://calgo.acm.org/ or NETLIB: https://www.netlib.org/toms/index.html.

Licensing:

The computer code and data files made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.

Languages:

toms112 is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version and a Python version.

Related Software and Data:

POLYGON_MONTE_CARLO, a Python code which applies a Monte Carlo method to estimate the integral of a function over the interior of a polygon in 2D.

POLYGON_PROPERTIES, a Python code which computes properties of an arbitrary polygon in the plane, defined by a sequence of vertices, including interior angles, area, centroid, containment of a point, convexity, diameter, distance to a point, inradius, lattice area, nearest point in set, outradius, uniform sampling.

POLYGON_TRIANGULATE, a Python code which triangulates a possibly nonconvex polygon.

Reference:

  1. Moshe Shimrat,
    Algorithm 112: Position of Point Relative to Polygon,
    Communications of the ACM,
    Volume 5, Number 8, August 1962, page 434.

Source Code:


Last revised on 30 November 2016.