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java.lang.Object visad.Delaunay
public abstract class Delaunay
Delaunay represents an abstract class for calculating an Ndimensional Delaunay triangulation, that can be extended to allow for various triangulation algorithms.
Field Summary  

int[][] 
Edges
tri/tetra edges > global edge number. 
int 
NumEdges
number of unique global edge numbers 
int[][] 
Tri
triangles/tetrahedra > vertices. 
int[][] 
Vertices
vertices > triangles/tetrahedra. 
int[][] 
Walk
triangles/tetrahedra > triangles/tetrahedra. 
Constructor Summary  

Delaunay()
The abstract constructor initializes the class's data arrays. 
Method Summary  

Object 
clone()

static Delaunay 
factory(float[][] samples,
boolean exact)
The factory class method heuristically decides which extension to the Delaunay abstract class to use in order to construct the fastest triangulation, and calls that extension, returning the finished triangulation. 
void 
finish_triang(float[][] samples)
calculate a triangulation's helper arrays, Walk and Edges, if the triangulation algorithm hasn't calculated them already. 
boolean 
getNonConvex()

void 
improve(float[][] samples,
int pass)
use edgeflipping to bring the current triangulation closer to the true Delaunay triangulation. 
static float[][] 
perturb(float[][] samples,
float epsilon,
boolean copy)
increments samples coordinates by random numbers between epsilon and epsilon, in order to eliminate triangulation problems such as colinear and colocated points 
String 
sampleString(float[][] samples)

static float[][] 
scale(float[][] samples,
float mult,
boolean copy)
alters the values of the samples by multiplying them by the mult factor 
void 
setNonConvex()
set flag indicating this Delaunay topology is nonconvex 
boolean 
test(float[][] samples)
check this triangulation in various ways to make sure it is constructed correctly. 
boolean 
test(float[][] samples,
boolean printErrors)

String 
toString()

Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object 

equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait 
Field Detail 

public int[][] Tri
Tri = new int[ntris][dim + 1]
This is the key output, a list of triangles (in two dimensions, tetrahedra in three dimensions, etc). ntris is the number of triangles.
In 2D, Tri[i] is an array of 3 integers, which are three indices into the samples[0] and samples[1] arrays to get the x and y values of the three vertices of the triangle.
In 3D, Tri[i] is an array of 4 integers, which are four indices into the samples[0], samples[1] and samples[2] arrays to get the x, y and z values of the four vertices of the tetrahedron.
This pattern continues for higher dimensionalities.
public int[][] Vertices
Vertices = new int[nrs][nverts[i]]
nrs is the number of samples (the length of the samples[0] and samples[1] arrays. For sample i, Vertices[i] is a (variable length) list of indices into the Tri array above, giving the indices of the triangles that include vertex i.
nverts is an array as the second index of the Vertices array since different vertices may be part of different numbers of triangles.
You can use Tri and Vertices together to traverse the triangulation. If you don't need to traverse, then you can probably ignore all arrays except Tri.
public int[][] Walk
Walk = new int[ntris][dim + 1]
Also useful for traversing the triangulation, in this case giving the indices of triangles that share edges with the current triangle.
public int[][] Edges
Edges = new int[ntris][3 * (dim  1)];
'global edge number' is the number of an edge that is unique among the whole triangulation. This number is not an index into any array, but will match for a shared edge between two triangles.
public int NumEdges
Constructor Detail 

public Delaunay() throws VisADException
VisADException
 a VisAD error occurredMethod Detail 

public void setNonConvex()
public boolean getNonConvex()
public Object clone()
clone
in class Object
public static Delaunay factory(float[][] samples, boolean exact) throws VisADException
samples
 locations of points for topology  dimensioned
float[dimension][number_of_points]exact
 flag indicating need for exact Delaunay triangulation
VisADException
 a VisAD error occurredpublic static float[][] scale(float[][] samples, float mult, boolean copy)
samples
 locations of points for topology  dimensioned
float[dimension][number_of_points]mult
 multiplication factorcopy
 specifies whether scale should modify and return the
argument samples array or a copy
public static float[][] perturb(float[][] samples, float epsilon, boolean copy)
samples
 locations of points for topology  dimensioned
float[dimension][number_of_points]epsilon
 size limit on random perturbationscopy
 specifies whether perturb should modify and return the
argument samples array or a copy
public boolean test(float[][] samples)
samples
 locations of points for topology  dimensioned
float[dimension][number_of_points]
public boolean test(float[][] samples, boolean printErrors)
public void improve(float[][] samples, int pass) throws VisADException
samples
 locations of points for topology  dimensioned
float[dimension][number_of_points]pass
 the number of passes the algorithm should take over
all edges (however, the algorithm terminates if no
edges are flipped for an entire pass).
VisADException
 a VisAD error occurredpublic void finish_triang(float[][] samples) throws VisADException
samples
 locations of points for topology  dimensioned
float[dimension][number_of_points]
VisADException
 a VisAD error occurredpublic String toString()
toString
in class Object
public String sampleString(float[][] samples)
samples
 locations of points for topology  dimensioned
float[dimension][number_of_points]  may be null


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