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How Matlab calculate the centroid of a polyshape?

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I am using the centroid command to find the centroids of polyshapes, but on the documentation I didn't find how Matlab calculates it... Somebody knows the formula used by Matlab centroid function?

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David Franco
David Franco on 28 Apr 2020

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David Franco
David Franco on 3 May 2020
I found a old paper with the formula derivation:
John K. Hall. Algorithms and programs for the rapid computation of area and center of mass. Computers & Geosciences, Volume 1, Issue 3, 1976, Pages 203-205. https://doi.org/10.1016/0098-3004(76)90008-X.

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