Calculate the area of a convex hull given its coordinates

Description

Given the coordinates of a convex hull (i.e. a polygon), this function calculates its area. Not intended for direct use outside of siberConvexhull.

Usage

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hullArea(x, y)

Arguments

x

a vector of x-axis data

y

a vector of y-axis data

Value

a scalar representing the area of the convex hull in units of x * y; i.e. most commonly in permille squared for isotope data.

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