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Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Erik Date: 20 Jul, 2010 20:24:04 Message: 1 of 14 
The simplest way to describe my problem is using a cylinder. I essentially have cross sections of a cylinder at discrete, regular intervals along the Z axis. The Z axis is defined here as the axis running through the center of the cylinder length wise. Looking at an XY cross section you would see a circle. 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: us Date: 20 Jul, 2010 20:42:04 Message: 2 of 14 
"Erik " <stevesmith121@gmail.com> wrote in message <i250l4$4h8$1@fred.mathworks.com>... 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Erik Date: 20 Jul, 2010 20:49:04 Message: 3 of 14 
"All cross sections are the convex hull of a set of points and are not a perfect circle." 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: us Date: 20 Jul, 2010 20:58:08 Message: 4 of 14 
"Erik " <stevesmith121@gmail.com> wrote in message <i25240$8q4$1@fred.mathworks.com>... 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Walter Roberson Date: 20 Jul, 2010 22:17:27 Message: 5 of 14 
us wrote: 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Erik Date: 20 Jul, 2010 22:32:04 Message: 6 of 14 
I believe i compared a breast to a "tapered cylinder". For the purposes of this problem, I think its an adequate description. I'd appreciate help much more than criticism of my word choice. 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Walter Roberson Date: 20 Jul, 2010 22:55:16 Message: 7 of 14 
Erik wrote: 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: us Date: 20 Jul, 2010 23:16:05 Message: 8 of 14 
Walter Roberson <roberson@hushmail.com> wrote in message <i259ni$f9u$1@canopus.cc.umanitoba.ca>... 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Erik Date: 21 Jul, 2010 03:34:04 Message: 9 of 14 
It's no problem. I just felt it was being picky about the wording when we both knew what I meant. If there was a misunderstanding due to the wording that's another story. 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Sean Date: 21 Jul, 2010 13:55:24 Message: 10 of 14 
"Erik " <stevesmith121@gmail.com> wrote in message <i25prc$7bq$1@fred.mathworks.com>... 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Steven_Lord Date: 21 Jul, 2010 17:38:19 Message: 11 of 14 

Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Erik Date: 21 Jul, 2010 18:08:05 Message: 12 of 14 
I have an idea that I'm going to try, but I thought I'd throw it on here first to spark possible other ideas. 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Erik Date: 21 Jul, 2010 18:39:05 Message: 13 of 14 
Actually, it seems like I could just use interp2 and switch around the arguments. I could use something of the form: 
Subject: 2D Interpolation Using 3D Information From: Walter Roberson Date: 22 Jul, 2010 02:54:31 Message: 14 of 14 
Erik wrote: 
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