# ellipsoid

ellipsoid, a Python code which carries out geometric calculations for ellipsoids, including area, random sampling, and volume.

### Languages:

ellipsoid is available in a C version and a C++ version and a Fortran90 version and a MATLAB version and an Octave version and a Python version.

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### Source code:

Last revised on 06 January 2023.