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# Topic: Triangle (disambiguation)

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 Triangle - Gurupedia A triangle is one of the basic shapes of geometry: a two-dimensional figure with three vertices and three sides which are straight line segments. A perpendicular bisector of a triangle is a straight line passing through the midpoint of a side and being perpendicular to it, i.e. The area S of a triangle is S = ½bh, where b is the length of any side of the triangle (the base) and h (the altitude) is the perpendicular distance between the base and the vertex not on the base. www.gurupedia.com /t/tr/triangle_(geometry).htm   (1671 words)

 Triangle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A triangle is one of the basic shapes of geometry: a polygon with three vertices and three sides which are straight line segments. A median of a triangle is a straight line through a vertex and the midpoint of the opposite side, and divides the triangle into two equal areas. Examples of non-planar triangles in noneuclidean geometries are spherical triangles in spherical geometry and hyperbolic triangles in hyperbolic geometry. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Triangle_(geometry)   (2338 words)

 Triangle Summary Triangles are among the most important objects studied in mathematics owing to the rich mathematical theory built up around them in Euclidean geometry and trigonometry, and also to their applicability in such areas as astronomy, architecture, engineering, physics, navigation, and surveying. Trigonometry literally means "triangle measurement" and is the study of the properties of triangles and their ramifications in both pure and applied mathematics. The triangle is the simplest polygon because it is the closed figure having the fewest number of angles and sides. www.bookrags.com /Triangle   (4419 words)

 Amit's Thoughts on Grids A big disadvantage of triangle maps, aside from unfamiliarity, is the large perimeter and small area (the opposite of a hexagon). The F,E,V of squares is 1,2,1; of hexagons, 1,3,2; of triangles 2,3,1. To determine which face the world point is in, consider the edge that divides the two triangles inside each sheared square; this is labeled E. If your point is on the left of the line, the point is in the L face; if on the right, the point is in the R face. www-cs-students.stanford.edu /~amitp/game-programming/grids   (3000 words)

 Triangle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17) The [[Circumcenter is the centre of a circle passing through the three vertices of the triangle.]] A perpendicular bisector of a triangle is a straight line passing through the midpoint of a side and being perpendicular to it, i.e. The [[Centroid is the center of gravity.]] A median of a triangle is a straight line through a vertex and the midpoint of the opposite side. The area S of a triangle is S = ½''bh'', where b is the length of any side of the triangle (the base) and h (the altitude) is the perpendicular distance between the base and the vertex not on the base. triangle.kiwiki.homeip.net   (2018 words)

 Triangle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17) Arm triangle choke - Arm triangle choke (or simply arm triangle) is a generic term describing chokeholds in which the opponent is strangled in between his or her own shoulder and the performers arm. Triangle - Triangle       Medial triangle - The medial triangle of a triangle ABC refers to the triangle with vertices as the midpoints of triangle ABC. Triangle Apartment - Triangle Apartment       Medial triangle - The medial triangle of a triangle ABC refers to the triangle with vertices as the midpoints of triangle ABC. tr56.tripphoenix.com   (1929 words)

 g5034-camb2 In this gem, we refer to the vertex classification with respect to the threshold as inside or outside the surface, and the surface intersects the edge between an inside and an outside vertex, shown grey on the diagrams; linear interpolation is used to calculate this position. disambiguation can be achieved by fitting a quadratic curve to the local values (using the method of least-squares). Degenerate segments (very small triangle pieces) occur when the data resolution is high, or at the edge of the evaluation mesh. www.cs.kent.ac.uk /people/staff/jcr/surface/gems_V   (1632 words)

 Circle - ExampleProblems.com Imagine a regular hexagon (six-sided figure) divided into equal triangles, with their apices at the center of the hexagon. The area of the hexagon may be found by the formula for triangle area by adding up the lengths of all the triangle bases (on the exterior of the hexagon), multiplying by the height of the triangles (distance from the middle of the base to the center) and dividing by two. As a regular polygon with more and more sides is divided into triangles and the area calculated from this, the area becomes closer and closer to the area of a circle. www.exampleproblems.com /wiki/index.php/Circle   (872 words)

 Triangle Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17) A triangle is one of the basic shapes of geometry : a two-dimensionalfigure with three vertices and three sides which are straight linesegments. Triangles can be classified according to the lengths of their sides: The internal angles in a scalene triangle are alldifferent. www.relativeaccess.com /File/48168-Triangle.Real.Estate.Html   (524 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on right triangles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17) The area S of a triangle is Sandnbsp;=andnbsp;andfrac12;bh, where b is the length of any side of the triangle (the base) and h (the altitude) is the perpendicular distance between the base and the vertex not on the base. To find the area of a given triangle (green), first make an exact copy of the triangle (blue), rotate it 180anddeg;, and join it to the given triangle along one side to obtain a parallelogram. In three dimensions the area of a general triangle {Aandnbsp;=andnbsp;(x1,andnbsp;y1,andnbsp;z1), Bandnbsp;=andnbsp;(x2,andnbsp;y2,andnbsp;z2) and Candnbsp;=andnbsp;(x3,andnbsp;y3,andnbsp;z3)} is the 'pytagorean' sum of the area's of the respective projections on the three principal planes (i.e. www.blinkbits.com /blinks/right_triangles   (2807 words)

 Median   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17) In a triangle a median is a line joining a vertex to the midpoint of the opposite It divides the triangle into two parts equal area. The three medians intersect in the centroid or center of mass and two-thirds of the length of median is between the vertex and the while one-third is between the centroid and midpoint of the opposite side. On an expressway motorway or autobahn the median (called the central reservation in British English) is the strip of grass or the wall which separates opposing lanes of traffic. www.freeglossary.com /Median   (622 words)

 A Volumetric Method for Building Complex Models from Range Images The signed distance contribution is computed by casting a ray from the sensor through each voxel near the range surface and then intersecting it with the triangle mesh, as shown in figure 5. Note that the triangles that arise from interpolations across voxels of zero weight are distinct from the others: they are hole fillers. Because the transition between unseen and empty is discontinuous and hole fill triangles are generated as an isosurface between these binary states, with no smooth transition, we generally observe aliasing artifacts in these areas. www-graphics.stanford.edu /papers/volrange/paper_1_level/paper.html   (7800 words)

 The SPOT game task This negotiation uses a fixed set of expressions which are designed for the investigation of how speakers disambiguate sentence structures using intonation and rhythm. In brief, the kinds of ambiguities that have long been the subject of interest in psycholinguistic literature on parsing, such as prepositional phrase ambiguity (1), object/complement attachment ambiguity (2), filler-gap dependencies (3), and closure ambiguities (4). In the context of the board game, this utterance means either "use the triangle piece to move the square piece" (high attachment of the PP) or "move the combined square-with-triangle piece" (low PP attachment - the combined piece resembles a house). www.vuw.ac.nz /lals/staff/paul-warren/spot/about.htm   (846 words)

 Triangle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17) In an isosceles triangle two sides are of equal length. A right triangle (or right-angled triangle) has one 90° internal angle (a right angle). The [[Centroid is the center of gravity.]] A median of a Triangle is a straight line through a vertex and the midpoint of the opposite side, and divides the Triangle into two equal areas. triangle.iqnaut.net   (1965 words)

 Polygon Summary It can be verified by dividing the polygon into triangles, but it can also be seen as a special case of Green's theorem. All regular polygons are concyclic, as are all triangles and rectangles (see circumcircle). A triangle is equilateral iff it is equiangular. www.bookrags.com /Polygon   (1346 words)

 LSA: A Solution to Plato's Problem Three distances among three objects are always consistent in two dimensions so long as they obey the triangle inequality (the longest distance must be less than or equal to the sum of the other two). The sentence representation has correctly caught the drift, but the single averaged vector representation for the word fly, which falls close to midway between airplane and insect and is nearly orthogonal to any of the other words, is useless for establishing the topical focus of the discourse. On the other interpretation, an additional stage is inserted between these two in which the average meaning for some or all of the words in the passage disambiguates the separate words individually, choosing a set of senses that are then combined. lsa.colorado.edu /papers/plato/plato.annote.html   (19690 words)

 [No title] Recent corpus-based techniques (parsing, word sense disambiguation, bilingual text analysis, etc.) have yet to show up in commercial MT, and it looks like there are plenty more results to come. triangle figure From a scientific point of view, MT remains the classic acid test of how much we understand about human language. The simplest method, at the bottom of the triangle, is word-for-word substitution. www.isi.edu /natural-language/people/aimag97/aimt.detex   (7876 words)

 Arabic words in English: live usage examples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17) It is a "nearby star" at only 25.3 light years (148.6 trillion miles) from Earth, and together with Arcturus and Sirius, one of the brightest stars in the Sun's neighbourhood. Vega is a vertex of the Summer Triangle, which consists of Vega (in Lyra), Deneb (in Cygnus) and Altair (in Aquila). This triangle is very recognisable in the northern skies for there are few bright stars in its vicinity. www.1001inventions.com /words/index.cfm?fuseaction=main.viewWord&vcWord=vega   (1305 words)

 Triangle (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Triangle (snooker), a device for aligning the balls at the start of each frame Triangle piercing, one of several forms of female genital piercing Triangle choke, a chokehold common to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Triangle_(disambiguation)   (183 words)

 Inflation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17) Within the context of the triangle model are two main elements: movements along the Phillips Curve for example as unemployment rates fall greater inflation and shifts of that curve when inflation rises or falls at a unemployment rate. A major demand-pull theory centers on the of money: inflation may be caused by increase in the quantity of money in circulation relative to the ability the economy to supply (its potential output). Another Keynesian concept is the potential output (sometimes called the " natural gross domestic product ") a level of GDP where the is at its optimal level of production institutional and natural constraints. www.freeglossary.com /Inflation   (2994 words)

 Flag A more unusual flag shape is that of the flag of Nepal, which is in the shape of two stacked triangles. Many flags are dyed through and through to be inexpensive to manufacture, such that the reverse side is the mirror image of the obverse (front) side. The flags are coloured with a red triangle and a yellow triangle making a rectangular flag, or a red rectangle over a yellow rectangle. en.filepoint.de /info/Flag   (3275 words)

 Wikinfo | Pink Pink is also associated with homosexuals, often in the form of a pink triangle. This symbolic usage stems from the symbols used by the Nazis to label their prisoners in the concentration camps [1]. Where Jews were forced to wear the familiar yellow stars of David, convicted homosexual men were forced to wear a pink triangle. www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=pink   (301 words)

 Distance For other senses of the term, see distance (disambiguation). Which is easily proven by constructing a right triangle with a leg on the hypotenuse of another (with the other leg orthogonal to the plane that contains the 1st triangle) and applying the Pythagorean theorem. In the study of complicated geometries, we call this (most common) type of distance Euclidean distance, as it is derived from the Pythagorean theorem, which does not hold in Non-Euclidean geometries. www.1bx.com /en/Distance.htm   (794 words)

 HEROIN : Encyclopedia Entry Between the end of World War II and the 1970s, much of the opium consumed in the west was grown in Iran, but in the late 1960s, under pressure from the U.S. and the United Nations, Iran engaged in anti-opium policies. The Vietnam War and CIA operations in Laos had the unintended consequence of first opening up many areas of Southeast Asia to modern transportation and then presenting a ready-made market for the drug among the U.S. military personnel stationed in the region. At present, opium poppies are mostly grown in the Middle East, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, and in Asia, especially in the region known as the Golden Triangle straddling Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Yunnan province in the People's Republic of China. www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Heroin   (5526 words)

 The Model in Space If the primitive used is a triangle with a single face, lighting calculations are only significant if the face is oriented towards the light source. Even though this would make it possible to obtain images to demonstrate the validity of the algorithms used, it would not be possible to model general illumination calculations such as two light sources illuminating the two sides of a triangle. We detect that such an input has been given because the sidedeness of a critical point with respect to an endpoint of a linear light source will not be possible to be resolved. www.cs.ualberta.ca /~ghali/thesis/node10.html   (3975 words)

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