Polygon Diameter

The diameter of a polygon is the largest distance between any pair of vertices. In other words, it is the length of the longest polygon diagonal (e.g., straight line segment joining two vertices).

See also

Diameter, Generalized Diameter, Graham's Biggest Little Hexagon, Biggest Little Polygon, Graph Diameter, Polygon Diagonal, Polygon Vertex

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Audet, C.; Hansen, P.; Messine, F.; and Perron, S. "The Minimum Diameter Octagon with Unit-Length Sides: Vincze's Wife's Octagon is Suboptimal." J. Combin. Th. Ser. A 108, 63-75, 2004.

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Polygon Diameter

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Polygon Diameter." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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