Closest point

Will Schroeder will.schroeder at
Wed Jan 5 10:28:10 EST 2000

Look at the class vtkCellLocator. It has two methods that might help: FindClosestPoint() and IntersectWithLine(). (IntersectWithLine is useful when you are looking for a cloest point along a particular direction.) Look in vtkSmoothPolyDataFilter to see how FindClosestPoint() works.


At 03:43 PM 1/5/00 +0100, Per Rønsholt Andresen wrote:
>I would like to remove points that are to "fare away". It could be done by computing the closest distance to the 
>other points, and then remove the point, if the distance is too large. Does VTK have such a function? or is it possible to compute the closest 
>distance to the other points in VTK? 

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