Anu
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Re: Alignment of 3D Points
Posted:
Dec 14, 2012 11:18 AM


"Matt J" wrote in message <kafh50$onj$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>... > "Anusha " <anusha@cs.usm.my> wrote in message <kafdo9$cub$1@newscl01ah.mathworks.com>... > > > > But I have different number of point for set A and set B. Can procrustes can be done on this case? I prefer to align them to a standard coordinate system, let say mayb on a given center of gravity. > ================= > > Assuming A is 3xN and B is 3xM, you can translate the centroid of B to coincide with the centroid of A as follows > > Bnew=bsxfun(@plus,B,mean(A,2)mean(B,2)); > > It's not clear, though, why you're only asking about aligning the centroids. What information is there about the rotation of A relative to B and why don't you care about it?
Actually what I need to do is aligning A and B into a standard coordinate system. When I say aligning to the centroid, it means that during aligning A and B to standard coordinate, maybe the centroid of either A or B can be utilized to give the center of gravity for alignment. Hope Im making myself clear.

