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Subject: Re: Line between two points on a sphere
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:29:17 +0200
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On 26.07.12 13:08, Vinita wrote:

> I have another problem. I have this graph :-
> http://static.inky.ws/image/2485/image.jpg
> I want to map these points on a unit sphere now. Do you know how to do it.

Select any mapping from a finite plane onto (a subset of a) sphere and
use it to get the image of the points. Which one you select will make a
huge difference for the result and should depend on what your goal is in
the end.

Note that the surface of a sphere is not flat, which means that a lot of
things are completely different from what you are used to in the plane.


Christopher