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Joseph Mecke

A stereological problem for random lines

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It is shown that the distribution of a random line in the plane can be determined from the probabilities of hitting segments which are directed to a fixed point. The relation of the problem to the theory of the Radon transform is explained.

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Joseph Mecke, «A stereological problem for random lines», Acta Stereologica [En ligne], Volume 6 (1987), Supplement II (The commemorative-memorial volume: twenty-five years of stereology) - May 1987, 101-103 URL :

About: Joseph Mecke

Department of Mathematics, FSU Jena, DDR-6900 Jena, UHH, German Democratic Republic