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Mollweide maps in Mathematica

Context In my field of research, many people use the following package: healpix (for Hierarchical Equal Area isoLatitude Pixelization) which has been ported to a few different languages (F90, C,C++, ...
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Peirce's quincuncial projection

The Peirce quincuncial projection is the cartographic projection of a sphere onto a square. In short, I would like to see it implemented in Mathematica. Here is my code: ...
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How to create an inverse pole figure color map

To interpret electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) results, inverse pole figures are used. A three dimensional space of directions ([100], [110] and [111] for those who know about crystallography) ...
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How to map an image to get an illusion of 3D

I would like to distort or map a given jpg so it looks 3D as in the following youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfCCUd8mFtg. I usually use conformal mapping (a complex function) to do my ...
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project from a n-dimensional space to 2-dim

let's say that I have a sphere in $N$-dimensions $$x_1^2+x_2^2+...+x_N^2=R$$ If I want to know the projection on the $x_1-x_2$ plane in this case I can figure out myself that is a circle, but how ...
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Winkel Tripel and Robinson Projections?

How can I do WorldPlot with the WorldProjection -> Winkel Tripel or Robinson projections. Mathematica has Mollweide and several others defined, but not these popular projections adapted by National ...
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Plot a graph in a plane

I have a 3D graphics and i must plot a trajectory on a costant plane but i don't understand how to do this. With a simple Show[] command i can't do this. This is the code to plot the graphics: ...
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Projection of Density Plot [closed]

Say I have a density plot such as DensityPlot[Sin[x]*Sin[y],{x,-2,2},{y,-2,2}] Is there a way to see a projection of this plot. For example is there a way to see ...
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Automatic inverse for Lambert’s Azimuthal Equal-Area Projection

I’m interested in finding closed-form inverses for map projection equations in general (of course, this is not always possible). I’m hoping Mathematica can help me with some of the trickier ones. As ...
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Projecting curves of intersection onto a plane

Referring to this page, Plotting implicitly-defined space curves How can I project the curves of intersection onto the x-y plane?
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Projecting on an arbitrary plane

I have the following code, giving me a representation of a photon hitting a cylinder: ...
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How to get shadow of a 3d object [duplicate]

Suppose that we have a box or a sphere or an other 3D object and a ponctual light source. How we can generate the cast shadow using mathematic? Is there any tools to render a shadow given the light ...