Coordinates articles on Wikipedia
Coordinate system
a coordinate system is a system which uses one or more numbers, or coordinates, to uniquely determine the position of a point or other geometric element
Mar 9th 2017

Homogeneous coordinates
coordinates or projective coordinates, introduced by August Ferdinand Mobius in his 1827 work Der barycentrische Calcül, are a system of coordinates used
Apr 14th 2017

Curvilinear coordinates
orthogonal coordinates for the important special case, skew coordinates for a less common special case, and tensors in curvilinear coordinates for more
Apr 11th 2017

Lemaître coordinates
Lemaitre coordinates are a particular set of coordinates for the Schwarzschild metric – a spherically symmetric solution to the Einstein field equations
Feb 16th 2017

Plücker coordinates
projective 3-space. For general Plücker coordinates, see Plücker embedding. In geometry, Plücker coordinates, introduced by Julius Plücker in the 19th
Feb 26th 2017

Kruskal–Szekeres coordinates
In general relativity KruskalSzekeres coordinates, named after Martin Kruskal and George Szekeres, are a coordinate system for the Schwarzschild geometry
Feb 20th 2017

Generalized coordinates
of the rigid body dynamics of multibody systems, the term generalized coordinates refers to the parameters that describe the configuration of the system
Mar 26th 2017

Gullstrand–Painlevé coordinates
GullstrandPainleve coordinates are a particular set of coordinates for the Schwarzschild metric – a solution to the Einstein field equations which describes
Feb 3rd 2017

Selenographic coordinates
Selenographic coordinates are used to refer to locations on the surface of Earth's moon. Any position on the lunar surface can be referenced by specifying
Mar 5th 2017

Normal coordinates
In differential geometry, normal coordinates at a point p in a differentiable manifold equipped with a symmetric affine connection are a local coordinate
Apr 6th 2017

Fermi coordinates
In the mathematical theory of Riemannian geometry, Fermi coordinates are local coordinates that are adapted to a geodesic. MoreMore formally, suppose M is
May 16th 2015

Canonical coordinates
In mathematics and classical mechanics, canonical coordinates are sets of coordinates which can be used to describe a physical system at any given point
Oct 3rd 2014

6-sphere coordinates
In mathematics, 6-sphere coordinates are the coordinate system created by inverting the Cartesian coordinates across the unit sphere. They are so named
Jan 18th 2016

Eddington–Finkelstein coordinates
In general relativity, EddingtonFinkelstein coordinates are a pair of coordinate systems for a Schwarzschild geometry (i.e. a spherically symmetric black
Jan 18th 2017

Line coordinates
lines. In geometry, line coordinates are used to specify the position of a line just as point coordinates (or simply coordinates) are used to specify the
Oct 22nd 2016

Weyl−Lewis−Papapetrou coordinates
In general relativity, the WeylLewisPapapetrou coordinates are a set of coordinates, used in the solutions to the vacuum region surrounding an axisymmetric
Apr 12th 2017

Paraboloidal coordinates
Paraboloidal coordinates are a three-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system ( λ , μ ,
Jul 26th 2016

Del in cylindrical and spherical coordinates
standard notation ISO 80000-2, which supersedes ISO 31-11, for spherical coordinates (other sources may reverse the definitions of θ and φ): The polar angle
Mar 29th 2017

Barycentric coordinate system
Not to be confused with Barycentric coordinates (astronomy). In geometry, the barycentric coordinate system is a coordinate system in which the location
Mar 13th 2017

Schwarzschild coordinates
That is, they are geometric round spheres. Moreover, the angular coordinates θ , ϕ {\displaystyle
Sep 12th 2016

Geocentric coordinates
Geocentric coordinates are an Earth-centered system of locating objects in the solar system in three-dimensions along the Cartesian X, Y and Z axes. They
Aug 16th 2015

Ellipsoidal coordinates
Ellipsoidal coordinates are a three-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system ( λ , μ ,
May 27th 2016

Geographic coordinate system
on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position
Apr 25th 2017

Fenchel–Nielsen coordinates
In mathematics, FenchelNielsen coordinates are coordinates for Teichmüller space introduced by Werner Fenchel and Jakob Nielsen. SupposeSuppose that S is a
Oct 17th 2016

Parabolic coordinates
Parabolic coordinates are a two-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system in which the coordinate lines are confocal parabolas. A three-dimensional version
Mar 20th 2017

Coordinates of Death
Coordinates of Death (alternative title TargetTarget for Death ; Russian: Координаты смерти, Vietnamese: 'Tọa độ chết') is a 1985 film by Samvel Gasparov (USSR)
Oct 9th 2016

Orthogonal coordinates
In mathematics, orthogonal coordinates are defined as a set of d coordinates q = (q1, q2, ..., qd) in which the coordinate surfaces all meet at right
Feb 16th 2017

Elliptic cylindrical coordinates
Elliptic cylindrical coordinates are a three-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system that results from projecting the two-dimensional elliptic coordinate
May 1st 2016

Cylindrical coordinate system
faces the point. The origin of the system is the point where all three coordinates can be given as zero. This is the intersection between the reference
Apr 7th 2017

Bipolar coordinates
coordinates Bipolar coordinates are a two-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system. There are two commonly defined types of bipolar coordinates.
Nov 17th 2016

Equatorial coordinate system
celestial objects. It may be implemented in spherical or rectangular coordinates, both defined by an origin at the center of the Earth, a fundamental
Jan 27th 2017

Boyer–Lindquist coordinates
description of general relativity, the Boyer-Lindquist coordinates are a generalization of the coordinates used for the metric of a Schwarzschild black hole
Mar 14th 2017

Light-cone coordinates
light-cone coordinates is a special coordinate system where two of the coordinates, x+ and x− are null coordinates and all the other coordinates are spatial
Feb 11th 2015

Pharos network coordinates
accuracy then the representative Vivaldi coordinates, and it is incrementally deployable. Network coordinates (NC) system is an efficient mechanism for
Jun 4th 2016

Isothermal coordinates
specifically in differential geometry, isothermal coordinates on a Riemannian manifold are local coordinates where the metric is conformal to the Euclidean
Mar 26th 2017

Gamma-ray Burst Coordinates Network
The gamma-ray burst coordinates network (GCN) is a system that distributes information about the location of a gamma-ray burst (GRB), called notices,
Apr 29th 2016

Spherical coordinate system
angle, or inclination angle. The use of symbols and the order of the coordinates differs between sources. In one system frequently encountered in physics
Apr 4th 2017

Phoenix network coordinates
coordinate (NC) system based on the matrix factorization model. Network coordinates (NC) system is an efficient mechanism for Internet distance (round-trip
Jun 4th 2016

Tensors in curvilinear coordinates
broader coverage related to this topic, see Curvilinear coordinates. Curvilinear coordinates can be formulated in tensor calculus, with important applications
Nov 1st 2016

Trilinear coordinates
In geometry, the trilinear coordinates x:y:z of a point relative to a given triangle describe the relative directed distances from the three sidelines
Nov 12th 2016

Log-polar coordinates
In mathematics, log-polar coordinates (or logarithmic polar coordinates) is a coordinate system in two dimensions, where a point is identified by two
Dec 29th 2015

Fractional coordinates
{\displaystyle \mathbf {r} } in Cartesian coordinates can be written as a linear combination of the period vectors
Apr 8th 2017

Skew coordinates
of skew coordinates is a curvilinear coordinate system where the coordinate surfaces are not orthogonal, in contrast to orthogonal coordinates. Skew coordinates
Jun 6th 2016

Bispherical coordinates
Bispherical coordinates are a three-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system that results from rotating the two-dimensional bipolar coordinate system
Aug 24th 2014

Quadray coordinates
Quadray coordinates, also known as tetray coordinates or Chakovian coordinates, were Invented by Darrel Jarmusch and further developed by David Chako,
Oct 27th 2016

Polar coordinate system
the chord for each angle, and there are references to his using polar coordinates in establishing stellar positions. In On Spirals, Archimedes describes
Apr 24th 2017

Two-center bipolar coordinates
concepts, see Bipolar coordinates. In mathematics, two-center bipolar coordinates is a coordinate system, based on two coordinates which give distances
Aug 15th 2014

Parallel coordinates
Parallel coordinates are a common way of visualizing high-dimensional geometry and analyzing multivariate data. To show a set of points in an n-dimensional
Mar 22nd 2017

Clip coordinates
In OpenGL, clip coordinates are positioned in the pipeline just after view coordinates and just before normalized device coordinates. Objects are transformed
Feb 15th 2017

Toroidal coordinates
Toroidal coordinates are a three-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system that results from rotating the two-dimensional bipolar coordinate system about
Aug 18th 2016

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