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Synonyms for geodesic

(mathematics) the shortest line between two points on a mathematically defined surface (as a straight line on a plane or an arc of a great circle on a sphere)

of or relating to or determined by geodesy

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Keywords: Non-rigid model, Integral geodesic distance, Shape Diameter Function, The Hungarian algorithm
Roos, Founding Partner of Geodesic Capital commented, "During my time as Ambassador, I traveled all over Japan talking about the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship to Japan's economy.
gamma]](t, s) is the geodesic of unit speed joining [gamma](0) and [gamma](t).
As will be stated formally later in Section 2, a geodesic linking the given initial position and terminal position has the following properties for navigation in addition to shortest length: it is continuously differentiable; it is unit speed with velocity in the tangent direction so that the maximum velocity constraint is easily handled.
In Section 3, we associate a geodesic lamination on the disc, for each map of the family.
Electrical Geodesics gains purchasing deal with Premier
This paper focuses on methods and algorithms to estimate the morphological tortuosity of a medium and to reconstruct on discrete grids in 2D and 3D geodesic paths it contains.
The wire that wraps around the mandrel, generally along geodesic paths, goes across the guide wire or the eye's guide.
Divided Spheres: Geodesies & the Orderly Subdivision of the Sphere is a solid, pedagogical text designed to teach college and graduate level readers about the mathematics of Buckminster Fuller's invention of the geodesic dome, including practical applications of geodesies from weather forecasting to agricultural fish farms.
Mumbai, May 9 -- Geodesic Limited today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012
The generally covariant geodesic equation--the four-dimensional equation of motion of a particle--can be projected onto the time line and the three-dimensional spatial section of an observer.
Draw the arc ADB which is the geodesic between A and B on the surface of the sphere.
The Geodesic Mission to the Equator in the early 18th century was the world's first international scientific expedition, for the purpose of making precise astronomical measurements at the Equator and finding the true shape of the earth.
Young researchers were exposed to the basic theory of the two in lectures on interval exchange maps and translation surfaces; unipotent flows and applications; quantitative nondivergence and its Diophantine applications; diagonal actions on locally homogenous spaces; and Fuchsian groups, geodesic flows on surfaces of constant negative curvature, and symbolic coding of geodesics.