, Volume 87, Issue 1, pp 43-55,
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Date: 26 Jun 2012

Algorithms for geodesics

Abstract

Algorithms for the computation of geodesics on an ellipsoid of revolution are given. These provide accurate, robust, and fast solutions to the direct and inverse geodesic problems and they allow differential and integral properties of geodesics to be computed.