Algorithm for Area of a closed polygon.

Torsten Hans hans at
Thu Nov 13 00:20:08 PST 2003

Hi again,

in my previous post I said I used Green's theorem.
This is not correct, i meant Stoke's theorem.

sorry for that.

Torsten Hans

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Ted Hill wrote:

> I want to be able to calculate the area inside a closed many-sided
> polygon.
> Given an array of the (x,y) vertices that define the polygon, is there a
> well-known algorithm that can calculate the enclosed area quickly?
> Thanks,
> Ted Hill

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