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Interactively plot cubic polynomial spirals


Updated 01 Apr 2018

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Plot the curve whose curvature is defined as a function of length: from 0 to s_f. The user can adjust the 4 polynomial coefficients (a,b,c,d), the final value of s (s_f) and the initial heading angle (psi0).

Cite As

Peter Corke (2022). Polynomialspirals (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2018a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Inspired by: ebertolazzi/Clothoids

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