geodesic distance

geodesic distance

[¦jē·ə¦des·ik ′di·stəns]
(mathematics)
For two points in a Riemannian manifold, the length of a geodesic connecting them.
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Keywords: Non-rigid model, Integral geodesic distance, Shape Diameter Function, The Hungarian algorithm
In this paper, we present the fully automatic and fast segmentation method of the ascending aorta from the CCTA image using a geodesic distance algorithm combined with a Hough transform.
Both the Euclidean distance and geodesic distance are used.
Distance to Roads (DR) - we measured the geodesic distance from the quadrants to the nearest road using either a meter stick or the Garmin-72.
To control for the anticipated migration-inhibiting influence of physical distance, and thus for direct migration costs, we include a measure of the geodesic distance ([GDIST.
The dashed line represents Euclidean distance between two points, and the solid line represents geodesic distance which is measured along the polarimetric manifold surface.
In order to define the morphological tortuosity, we must start with the definition of the geodesic distance (Lantuejoul and Beucher, 1981; Serra, 1988; Soille, 2003).
One of the crucial practical requirements for the construction of the invariant feature of a given surface, is an efficient algorithm for the computation of the geodesic distance on the surface, that is, [d.
During the stationary state we are allowed to introduce the radial geodesic distance
G] be the geodesic distance [4] [6] [12] and [gamma](A) = {a.
j]), in the denominator is a function of geodesic distance that is the length of the shortest path out of all reachable paths from [[empty set].
The geodesic arc between two points x and y in the body X is the shortest continuous path within X; its length is the geodesic distance between x and y.