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Mathematical foundation of geodesy : selected papers of Torben Krarup

Author: Torben Krarup; K Borre
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2006.
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This volume contains selected papers by Torben Krarup, one of the most important geodesists of the 20th century. His writings are mathematically well founded and scientifically relevant. In this impressive collection of papers, he demonstrates his rare innovative ability to present significant topics and concepts. Modern students of geodesy can learn a lot from his selection of mathematical tools for solving actual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Krarup, Torben.
Mathematical foundation of geodesy.
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2006
(DLC) 2006923696
(OCoLC)70178006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Torben Krarup; K Borre
ISBN: 3540337652 9783540337652 3540337679 9783540337676 1280716894 9781280716898
OCLC Number: 75960347
Notes: Collection of texts partly published previously.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 416 p.) : ill.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Linear equations --
2. adjustment procedure in tensor form --
3. theory of rounding errors in the adjustment by elements --
4. contribution to the mathematical foundation of physical geodesy --
5. remark on approximation of T by series in spherical harmonics --
6. On the geometry of adjustment --
7. Remarks to the discussion yesterday --
8. Letters on Molodenskiy's problem --
9. On the spectrum of geodetic networks --
10. Mathematical geodesy --
11. Foundation of a theory of elasticity for geodetic networks --
12. Integrated geodesy --
13. On potential theory --
14. La Formule de Stokes Est-Elle Correcte? --
15. Some remarks about collocation --
16. Apropos some recent papers by Willi Freeden --
17. S-transformation --
18. Integrated geodesy --
19. measure for local redundancy --
20. convergence problem in collocation theory --
21. Non-linear adjustment and curvature --
22. Mechanics of adjustment --
23. Angelica returning or the importance of a title --
24. Evaluation of isotropic covariance functions --
25. Contribution to the geometry of the Helmert transformation --
26. Letter on a problem in collocation theory --
27. Approximation to the Earth potential --
28. Relative orientation in photogrammetry.
Responsibility: Kai Borre (editor).
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