[R] Minimum Binding Box in 3D

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Sep 14 00:04:24 CEST 2016

> On Sep 13, 2016, at 7:20 AM, Lorenzo Isella <lorenzo.isella at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I would like to know if anybody is aware of an R implementation of a
> minimal bounding box ( http://bit.ly/2cKaSgT ) algorithm in R for
> points in 3 dimensions.
> It looks like there is no shortage of implementations in 2 dimensions,
> e.g.
> http://bit.ly/2cKaSh0
> http://bit.ly/2cKboLS
> but I cannot find any implementation for the 3D case.

There should be no difficulty finding functions that derive a convex hull in three dimensions and the first answer to the first link above (on StackOverflow) describes an algorithm that lets you go from a polyhedron to a bounding box. 

> Many thanks
> Lorenzo
> ______________________________________________
> R-help at r-project.org mailing list -- To UNSUBSCRIBE and more, see
> https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

David Winsemius
Alameda, CA, USA

More information about the R-help mailing list