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Calculate Center of mass of curve

Asked by Hessam Fathipour on 16 Jun 2019
Latest activity Edited by John D'Errico
on 16 Jun 2019
I've a some x and y datas for draw a curve. How can I calculate Center of mass for this curve?


COM of curve, can you show us what type of curve you are talking?
Define what you mean by the center of mass of a curve. A curve has no mass. Is this a closed curve, that defines a closed region in the plane? As such, you can compute the COM of a planar region.
Do you mean something else? Even at that, a set of points do not comprise a curve, unless you define some interpolation method on those points. So you need to explain CLEARLY what you are trying to do.

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