Triangulation (disambiguation)

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Triangulation is the process of determining the location of a point by forming triangles to it from known points.

Triangulation may also refer to:

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Triangulation (chess), a maneuver in which one player moves a piece (often a king) in a triangular pattern in order to force the opponent to make a weakening move
  • Triangulation, an interview show on

Mathematics and technology[edit]

Graph theory[edit]

  • Plane triangulation, and a maximal planar supergraph of a graph G may be called a triangulation of G
  • Triangulated graph, and a chordal completion of a graph G may be called a triangulation of G

Spatial subdivisions[edit]

Other uses in mathematics and technology[edit]

Psychology and social sciences[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Triangulation (finance), a financial strategy whereby the relationship between three currencies is exploited
  • Triangulation (politics), the act of a candidate presenting his or her ideology as "above and between" the left and right side of the political spectrum

See also[edit]