[SciPy-Dev] Equidistant Sphere Points

Matthew Brett matthew.brett@gmail....
Thu Jun 28 15:10:14 CDT 2012


On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 5:47 AM, Arvind Rao <arvind.sbia@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> For model fitting and numerical integration, I have developed a routine that
> generates N equidistant
> points on the sphere, by way of an intrinsic gradient flow. Now, I would
> like to port it
> over to python.
> Would there be interest in adding such a function to SciPy?

I suppose you might be working on diffusion imaging?   The dipy [1]
team has been talking quite a bit about different algorithms for
sphere points ; maybe also ask on the nipy mailing list? [2]



[1] https://github.com/nipy/dipy
[2] http://mail.scipy.org/mailman/listinfo/nipy-devel

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