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  • Re: Quaternions vs. Euler angles

    Dear all,

    I realise that this debate is a Pandora's box, so before people get too
    excited, I wonder if we could use the following page as a focus for the

    I have tried to include most of the commonly used methods for
    representing a solid angle, and have put what information I have gleaned
    from the various contributors (Bogert, Woltring, Suntay etc.). I would
    be very pleased to update the table if you can suggest additions,
    clarifications or errors. I am hoping that it could form the basis for a
    sort of consensus and repository - it seems to me that this is a subject
    that could benefit from such a summary.

    I'm particularly interested (as a practical sort of guy) in your advice
    as to when a particular method is best and when it would be

    Look forward to your input,

    Dr. Chris Kirtley MD PhD
    Associate Professor
    HomeCare Technologies for the 21st Century (Whitaker Foundation)
    NIDRR Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on TeleRehabilitation
    Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Pangborn 105B
    Catholic University of America
    620 Michigan Ave NE
    Washington, DC 20064
    Tel. 202-319-6247, fax 202-319-4287

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