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Re: Enclose 5 points with a circle
Posted:
Jun 2, 2014 8:13 AM


> Hi, > > I'm trying to work out the algorithm to find the > centroid and radius to allow me to draw the smallest > circle that encloses all points (p[]) > > I've got an approx algorithm using the centroid and > the radius equation but it's not quite accurate > enough. > > Is anyone aware of a better algorithm? > > > LH
A conic and in special cases an ellipse can be drawn through 5 points, whose semi major axis is possibly the required circle radius.Don't know for hyperbola.
Narasimham



