Table of Contents
Textures and Microstructures
Volume 23 (1995), Issue 1, Pages 1-5

A Note on a Generalized Standard Orientation Distribution in PDF-Component Fit Methods

RWTH Aachen, 11, Sente à My, Metz F-57000, France

Received 23 April 1994

Copyright © 1995 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A generalized model orientation distribution which was recently introduced into texture analysis is identified as von Mises-Fisher matrix distribution on SO(3) or, equivalently, as Bingham distribution on S+4IR4. The one-one correspondence of the distributions is explicitly given.