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Determing whether point falls inside or outside a complex polygonby Anonymous Monk
|on Nov 08, 2004 at 16:54 UTC||Need Help??|
Anonymous Monk has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I am banging my head as to where to get started with this one. (this is not homework). I need your help/insight.
I have a field of data points that fall inside and outside a complex polygon. The goal is to determine which points reside inside, which outside and perform a different operation on either respective type.
Obviously I want to do this using perl; my generalized thoughts on the matter for how to do it are:
Is there a module(s) out there that will do this sort of thing?
Any help that you can provide in this matter will be greatly appreciated!!!!
Thanks in advance.