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Is collision detection equal intersection detection?

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Intersection testing is one way to do collision detection. Intersection testing just tests if two shapes are intersecting at the moment. If you want to know on what side of a rectangle a collision occurred, then you have to take into account the other object's previous position so that collisions near the corners come out right. This is an example of where intersection testing won't just do.

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