Apache Commons Geometry

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  1. 9b1689c Merge branch 'GEOMETRY-85__Matt' by Gilles Sadowski · 2 days ago master
  2. 1b97c16 GEOMETRY-85: adding user guide entry for the enclosing module by Matt Juntunen · 3 days ago
  3. 2e3e9be GEOEMTRY-85: throwing exception instead of returning a ball with negative radius when no points given to encloser by Matt Juntunen · 3 days ago
  4. 34ce0ca GEOMETRY-85: using list instead of array for EnclosingBall.getSupport(); using DoublePrecisionContext instead of margin for EnclosingBall.contains(); adding WelzelEncloser2D and WelzelEncloser3D convenience classes by Matt Juntunen · 3 days ago
  5. dd5c19b Merge branch 'GEOMETRY-71__Baljit' by Gilles Sadowski · 7 days ago

Apache Commons Geometry

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The Apache Commons Geometry project provides geometric types and utilities.


More information can be found on the Apache Commons Geometry homepage. The JavaDoc can be browsed. Questions related to the usage of Apache Commons Geometry should be posted to the user mailing list.

Where can I get the latest release?

You can download source and binaries from our download page.

Alternatively you can pull it from the central Maven repositories:



We accept Pull Requests via GitHub. The developer mailing list is the main channel of communication for contributors. There are some guidelines which will make applying PRs easier for us:

  • No tabs! Please use spaces for indentation.
  • Respect the code style.
  • Create minimal diffs - disable on save actions like reformat source code or organize imports. If you feel the source code should be reformatted create a separate PR for this change.
  • Provide JUnit tests for your changes and make sure your changes don't break any existing tests by running mvn clean test.

If you plan to contribute on a regular basis, please consider filing a contributor license agreement. You can learn more about contributing via GitHub in our contribution guidelines.


This code is under the Apache Licence v2.

See the NOTICE.txt file for required notices and attributions.


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