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    Post Find a curve of a curvature

    Hi,

    I need to find the starting and ending point of a curve. For example, we are travelling in straight direction(slanting) and taking U-turn and again travelling straight, i need to find the starting and ending point of the curve taken by having only all the (X,Y) coordinates. Please help me in this regard.
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    I have no idea what you mean here. If you have "all the (x,y) coordinates", then you have the coordinates of the first and last point!

    But the title of this thread is "finding curve of a curvature". The curvature depends on the second derivative so if you are given the curvature at every point, finding the curve would involve solving a (rather complicated) second order differential equation.
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