Efficient transformations from geodetic to UTM coordinate systems

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The problem of efficiently performing transformations from geocentric to geodetic coordinates has been addressed at previous DIS (Distributed Interactive Simulation) workshops. This paper extends the work presented at the 14th DIS Workshop. As a consequence of the new algorithm for geocentric to geodetic coordinate conversion, a subsequent conversion to Universal Transverse Mercator coordinates is made considerably more efficient. No additional trigonometric or square root evaluations are required and accuracy is not degraded.

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Toms, R.M. August 7, 1996.

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The problem of efficiently performing transformations from geocentric to geodetic coordinates has been addressed at previous DIS (Distributed Interactive Simulation) workshops. This paper extends the work presented at the 14th DIS Workshop. As a consequence of the new algorithm for geocentric to geodetic coordinate conversion, a subsequent conversion to Universal Transverse Mercator coordinates is made considerably more efficient. No additional trigonometric or square root evaluations are required and accuracy is not degraded.

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  • 15. workshop on standards for the interoperability of distributed interactive simulation, Orlando, FL (United States), 16-20 Sep 1996

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  • Report No.: UCRL-JC--124449
  • Report No.: CONF-9609262--3
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 491837
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Toms, R.M. Efficient transformations from geodetic to UTM coordinate systems, article, August 7, 1996; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674438/: accessed July 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.