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Java example source code file (AbstractConvexHullGenerator2D.java)

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package org.apache.commons.math3.geometry.euclidean.twod.hull;

import java.util.Collection;

import org.apache.commons.math3.exception.ConvergenceException;
import org.apache.commons.math3.exception.MathIllegalArgumentException;
import org.apache.commons.math3.exception.NullArgumentException;
import org.apache.commons.math3.geometry.euclidean.twod.Vector2D;
import org.apache.commons.math3.util.MathUtils;

 * Abstract base class for convex hull generators in the two-dimensional euclidean space.
 * @since 3.3
abstract class AbstractConvexHullGenerator2D implements ConvexHullGenerator2D {

    /** Default value for tolerance. */
    private static final double DEFAULT_TOLERANCE = 1e-10;

    /** Tolerance below which points are considered identical. */
    private final double tolerance;

     * Indicates if collinear points on the hull shall be present in the output.
     * If {@code false}, only the extreme points are added to the hull.
    private final boolean includeCollinearPoints;

     * Simple constructor.
     * <p>
     * The default tolerance (1e-10) will be used to determine identical points.
     * @param includeCollinearPoints indicates if collinear points on the hull shall be
     * added as hull vertices
    protected AbstractConvexHullGenerator2D(final boolean includeCollinearPoints) {
        this(includeCollinearPoints, DEFAULT_TOLERANCE);

     * Simple constructor.
     * @param includeCollinearPoints indicates if collinear points on the hull shall be
     * added as hull vertices
     * @param tolerance tolerance below which points are considered identical
    protected AbstractConvexHullGenerator2D(final boolean includeCollinearPoints, final double tolerance) {
        this.includeCollinearPoints = includeCollinearPoints;
        this.tolerance = tolerance;

     * Get the tolerance below which points are considered identical.
     * @return the tolerance below which points are considered identical
    public double getTolerance() {
        return tolerance;

     * Returns if collinear points on the hull will be added as hull vertices.
     * @return {@code true} if collinear points are added as hull vertices, or {@code false}
     * if only extreme points are present.
    public boolean isIncludeCollinearPoints() {
        return includeCollinearPoints;

    /** {@inheritDoc} */
    public ConvexHull2D generate(final Collection<Vector2D> points)
            throws NullArgumentException, ConvergenceException {
        // check for null points

        Collection<Vector2D> hullVertices = null;
        if (points.size() < 2) {
            hullVertices = points;
        } else {
            hullVertices = findHullVertices(points);

        try {
            return new ConvexHull2D(hullVertices.toArray(new Vector2D[hullVertices.size()]),
        } catch (MathIllegalArgumentException e) {
            // the hull vertices may not form a convex hull if the tolerance value is to large
            throw new ConvergenceException();

     * Find the convex hull vertices from the set of input points.
     * @param points the set of input points
     * @return the convex hull vertices in CCW winding
    protected abstract Collection<Vector2D> findHullVertices(Collection points);


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