A Simple Linear Algorithm for Intersecting Convex Polygons

by Éric Plante, as a course project for

Computational Geometry at

The McGill School of Computer Science

from the article of the same name
by  Godfried Toussaint
pages finalized
December 9, 1997

These pages present an elegant method for building a polygon which corresponds to the intersection of two convex polygons.  An interactive applet is also provided to illustrate the technique.

Follow the links below:

Main Page 
 About the Article 
 The Algorithm 
The Applet 
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