Cartesian coordinate system

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a coordinate system for which the coordinates of a point are its distances from a set perpendicular lines that intersect at the origin of the system

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Magalhaes examined whether the Inhibition of Return (IOR) is dependent on Cartesian co-ordinates, and they analyzed the effects of spatial cues to examine whether effects of inhibition of return were more consistent with a polar of a Cartesian coordinate system.
The card's scan conversion algorithm is based on a powerful transformation processor which accurately maps the incoming rho-theta image data to the Cartesian co-ordinates of the display framestore.
X,Y,Z- cartesian co-ordinates (rotated XOYZ-frame);
This module is responsible for the real time conversion of the robot trajectory, which is described in Cartesian co-ordinates in the range of movement, into the actual positions for the robot's individual movement axes.