Grid Points Within a 3D Ball

**BALL_GRID**
is a Python library which
generates a grid of points
over the interior of an arbitrary ball in 3D.

The library allows the user to define an arbitrary ball by choosing its radius and center. The user also choose N, the number of subintervals into which a horizontal radius line will be subdivided. It then returns the gridpoints defined by that choice.

The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.

**BALL_GRID** is available in
a C version and
a C++ version and
a FORTRAN90 version and
a MATLAB version and
a Python version.

BALL_INTEGRALS, a Python library which defines test functions for integration over the interior of the unit ball in 3D.

BALL_MONTE_CARLO, a Python library which applies a Monte Carlo method to estimate integrals of a function over the interior of the unit ball;

CIRCLE_ARC_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points along a circle or circular arc in 2D.

CUBE_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of a cube in 3D.

DISK_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of a disk in 2D.

ELLIPSE_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of an ellipse in 2D.

ELLIPSOID_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of an ellipsoid in 3D.

HYPERCUBE_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of a hypercube in M dimensions.

LINE_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of a line segment in 1D.

POLYGON_GRID, a Python library which generates a grid of points over the interior of a polygon in 2D.

PYRAMID_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of the unit pyramid in 3D;

SIMPLEX_GRID, a Python library which generates a regular grid of points over the interior of an arbitrary simplex in M dimensions.

SPHERE_FIBONACCI_GRID, a Python library which uses a Fibonacci spiral to create a grid of points on the surface of the unit sphere in 3D.

SPHERE_LLQ_GRID, a Python library which uses longitudes and latitudes to create grids of points, lines, and quadrilaterals on the surface of the unit sphere in 3D.

SPHERE_LLT_GRID, a Python library which uses longitudes and latitudes to create grids of points, lines, and triangles on the surface of the unit sphere in 3D.

SQUARE_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of a square in 2D.

TETRAHEDRON_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of a tetrahedron in 3D.

TRIANGLE_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of a triangle in 2D.

WEDGE_GRID, a Python library which computes a grid of points over the interior of the unit wedge in 3D.

- ball_grid_count.py, counts grid points inside a ball.
- ball_grid_display.py, displays grid points inside a ball.
- ball_grid_points.py, computes grid points inside a ball.
- r83col_print_part.py, prints part of an R83VEC.
- r8mat_write.py, writes an R8MAT to a file.
- timestamp.py, prints the current YMDHMS date as a time stamp.

- ball_grid_test.py, calls all the tests.
- ball_grid_test.sh, runs all the tests.
- ball_grid_test.txt, the output file.
- ball_grid_points.xyz, the list of grid points.
- ball_grid_points.png, an image of the points.
- ball_grid_display.png, a test image for ball_grid_display().

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