- Triangulation (disambiguation)
refers to measurement by using triangles. The term "triangulation" may also refer to:Triangulation **Mathematics and computer science***Subdivisions of spaces into triangles or higher dimensional simplices:

**triangulation (advanced geometry) , division of the Euclidean plane into triangles and of Euclidean spaces into simplices

**polygon triangulation , division of a polygon into triangles

**point set triangulation , division of the convex hull of a point set into triangles using only that set as triangle vertices

**triangulation (topology) , generalizations to topological spaces other than**R**^{"d"}

* In graph theory:

**Maximalplanar graph s are sometimes called "triangulations," and a maximal planar supergraph of a graph "G" may be called a triangulation of "G".

**Chordal graph s are sometimes called "triangulated graphs." As in the planar case, if a graph "G" is a subgraph of a chordal graph "H", "H" may be called a triangulation of "G".

*Atriangulated category is a category defined by a set of axioms involving triangles of arrows.

*Triangulation (computer vision) refers to the computation of a 3D point given its projection onto two, or more, images.**Other fields***

Triangulation (chess) , a tactical maneuver in which the king moves in a triangle to force an enemy pawn to move

*Triangulation (family dynamics) , a phenomenon described in some dysfunctional families

*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

*Triangulation (social science) , the use of multiple cross-checked sources and methodology

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