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reference frame

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Noun1.reference frame - a system that uses coordinates to establish position
organization, arrangement, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
Cartesian coordinate system - a coordinate system for which the coordinates of a point are its distances from a set perpendicular lines that intersect at the origin of the system
coordinate axis - one of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system
inertial frame, inertial reference frame - a coordinate system in which Newton's first law of motion is valid
space-time, space-time continuum - the four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are located
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Global Terrestrial Reference Frames (TRFs) play a prominent role in precise 4D point determination.
Toward this end, one problem that arises when considering dq0 models is that units are typically based on local reference frames, and therefore linking different models is not straightforward.
Reference Frames. A description of the reference frames used in this work is useful to understand the guidance implementation.
In Andales' case, the teenager used animation in explaining the theory of relativity and equivalence of reference frames.
It should be noted, that in [3] superluminal motion is allowed only for particles or signals whereas superluminal motion for reference frames is forbidden.
Thus, the WCE video summary, [V.sub.s] contains only the reference frames or non-redundant frames and one frame from each redundant group of frames, according to (4).The SSIM [30] between the reference frame '[F.sub.i]' and one of the proceeding frames '[F.sub.j]' is depicted in Eq.(5),
The state estimator must also be able to translate between different reference frames based on different mission segments.
Most of the book is devoted to dynamics, with topics such as the Galileo-Newton formulation of dynamics, particle dynamics in two and three dimensions, central forces and orbits, and rotating reference frames. Then he covers relativity with chapters on special relativity, space-time, and relativistic mechanics.
The different reference frames used by the tracking systems depend on the final application of the data.
WHAT DO REFERENCE FRAMES MEAN FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LAW?
In [2, 3], it has been proved that the ME process contributes the majority of the computational complexity; ME process can consume 70% (one reference frame) to 90% (five reference frames) of total encoding time of a standard H.264/AVC encoder.

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