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GJK algorithm distance of closest points in 3D

version 1.1.0.0 (20.1 KB) by Philippe Lebel
Computes the coordinates where the minimum distance between two convex polyhedrons occure.

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Updated 05 Jan 2018

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It uses the GJK algorithm to find the point, on the minkowsky negative sum of the polyhedrons, closest to the origin. It then uses barycentric coordinates to find the the points on those polyhedrons belonging to the selected point on the minkowsky negative sum.
A video made by Casey Muratori as well as an implementation of the GJK collision detection made by Matthew Sheen right here on matlabcentral have helped me a lot to understand what I was doing.
https://mollyrocket.com/849
https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/57907-fast-3d-collision-detection-gjk-algorithm

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Philippe Lebel (2021). GJK algorithm distance of closest points in 3D (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/62429-gjk-algorithm-distance-of-closest-points-in-3d), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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