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convex polygon

[′kän‚veks ′päl·i‚gän]
(mathematics)
A polygon all of whose interior angles are less than or equal to 180°.
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1990) recommended using at least 2 home range estimators for all animal location data sets, including minimum convex polygon (Mohr 1947) because of its prevalent use and comparability among studies.
4, an exact computational formula is given for the mean wedge volume when a convex pivotal section is approximated by a convex polygon of n vertexes.
In general, if the object's boundary isn't a convex polygon, the scanned areas of the proposed algorithm are less than those of the algorithm [17].
1985) and 100% minimum convex polygon home range (Hayne 1949) as well as the 50% core area and 95% fixed-kernel home range (Worton 1989) with a least square cross-validation smoothing parameter (Silverman 1986).
We calculated 100% maximum convex polygon (MCP) home ranges and 95% adaptive kernel home ranges.
Let [pi] be a convex polygon with n vertices labeled clockwise from 0 to n - 1.
The edges are line segments with no vertices in their relative interior and the plates are convex polygons with no vertices and edges in their relative interior.
Such shapes will be convex polygons, which can be thought of as polygons with no re-entrant angles.
The mean 95% minimum convex polygon home-range size for males and females combined (n = 14) across all habitats was 2.
on a convex polygon D as a generalization of Fourier series.
The motivating example is the associahedron whose vertices correspond to triangulations of a convex polygon and whose edges correspond to flips between them--see Figure 5.
Deer movements were compared using minimum convex polygons, minimum distance travelled, and aspect and slope of the areas traveled.