Measurement of Topological Parameters
The most rudimentary aspects of geometric form are those which are expressed by the topological parameters. Two of these will be discussed in the present paper, namely: (1) number of separate parts of the geometric entity, and (2) its connectivity, called genus. Topological parameters are typically independent of physical dimensions, such as length, area, volume, mean curvature and are unchanged by any deformation that may be performed upon the geometric entity, so long as the deformation does not involve cutting, or joining.
KeywordsConvex Body Integral Curvature Separate Part Triple Line Topological Parameter
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