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Is it worth learning differential geometric methods for modeling and control of mechanical systems?

Andrew D. Lewisa1 c1

a1 Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University, Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada.

SUMMARY

Evidence is presented to indicate that the answer is, “Yes, sometimes.”

(Received July 27 2007)

(Online publication September 26 2007)

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c1 E-mail: andrew@mast.queensu.ca