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Topic: evenly distributed subset of points on a sphere
Replies: 11   Last Post: Oct 30, 2009 2:18 PM

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Abel Brown

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Registered: 10/4/07
Re: evenly distributed subset of points on a sphere
Posted: Oct 30, 2009 12:09 PM
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LOL, I did not generate this set of 250 points.

This is a little strange. You seem to be avoiding the question. I need a practical solution not a mathematical proof.

250 evenly distributed around the earth. Need to divide these 250 points into 6 subsets or subnetworks of ~ 250/6 = 40 points each which are themselves evenly distributed around the earth.

Indeed, generate 40 evenly distributed points on a sphere and choose closes points in super set. Easy enough ... but how to generate 40 evenly distributed points around the earth?



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