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Distance between GPS points

version 1.0.0.0 (534 KB) by Dr. Redmond Ramin Shamshiri
Calculates distance between two GPS coordinates through Carlson model.

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Updated 04 Nov 2009

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This program calculates distance between two decimal GPS coordinates matrices. The model used in this calculation utilizes Carlson (1999) model.

Example:
Import the sample_data.xls file, creating vectors from each column using column names or you can enter your own GPS data into lat1,long1,lat2 and long2 variables, then run this m-file.

The output of this program is
1- Calculated distance between Point1(long1(i),lat1(i)) and point2(long2(i),lat2(i)) shwon as distance_m (metric system) and distance_ft (US system)
2- Plot of long1 vs lat1
3- Plot of long2 vs. lat2
4- Plot of distance_m vs. # points

Cite As

Dr. Redmond Ramin Shamshiri (2021). Distance between GPS points (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/25743-distance-between-gps-points), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

Comments and Ratings (2)

Tim Brown

no examples, poor documentation.

Ismail Abdulhade

Thank you

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R14
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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