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Unformatted text preview: and sin to compensate.) Finally, we can choose to orce Q roll Q pitch Q yaw Q T to be upper triangular. Since the product o orthogonal matrices is orthogonal, and the only upper triangular orthogonal matrices are diagonal, we conclude that Q roll Q pitch Q yaw is a diagonal matrix (with entries 1) times ( Q T ) 1 . Now convince yoursel that the angles can be chosen so that the diagonal matrix is the identity. This method or proving this property is particularly nice because it leads to a ast algorithm that we can use in Challenge 4 to recover the Euler angles given an orthogonal matrix Q . CHALLENGE 12.2. A sample MATLAB program to solve this problem is available on the website. The results are shown in Figure 12.1. In most cases, 24 69...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course MAP 3302 taught by Professor Dr.robin during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.
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