haversine


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haversine

(ˈhævəˌsaɪn)
n
(Mathematics) obsolete half the value of the versed sine
[C19: combination of half + versed + sine1]
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Since geographic data is provided as latitude/longitude coordinates, the distance measure is computed using the haversine formula, which is used to calculate the distance between two points on the surface of a sphere.
Finalmente, recopilamos los datos climaticos para cada municipio mediante una rutina de interpolacion esferica: tomamos los promedios ponderados de la climatologia de diez anos (temperatura, precipitaciones y humedad del suelo) para cada punto de una malla de 150 km que comienza en el centro geometrico de cada municipio (cgm), factorizado por el inverso del cuadrado de la distancia haversine entre cada punto de la grilla y este cgm.
Geographic distances are computed using the haversine formula.
4) For the remaining observations, the Haversine great circle distance measure was used to approximate the set location's distance from shore taking into account the curvature of the earth.
The ACMs underwent a series of frontal and rear-end haversine crash pulses of varying severity, duration and peak acceleration.
The distance travelled in linear kilometres is measured once the geographic coordinates of start and end of the haul are known through the Haversine equation, D = 2 R asin [square root of ([a.
The applied stress consisting of a haversine wave shape has a duration of 0.
The world map uses the logarithm of the Haversine distance, the topical map uses the Euclidean distance in the two-dimensional plane, and the sentiment slider uses the squared difference between the target sentiment and the article sentiment.
Our preliminary investigation involves calculating the straight-line distance between Macha and the given coordinates for the other side of each connection using the Haversine formula (Robusto, 1975).
We used the haversine formula to estimate great-circle distances between locations of banding and encounter.
The GL-WSDB implements Haversine point-to-point geodesic great-circle distance formula to find the minima and maxima of the bounding box.
It uses a haversine formula that gives 'greater circle distance' in earth.