Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998)

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19 papers presented by international experts give a state-of-the-art survey of the relevant problems and issues in modeling, CAD/CAM, scientific visualization, and computational geometry.
The following topics are treated:
• surface design and fairing
• subdivision schemes
• variational design
• reverse engineering
• physically-based modelling
• medical imaging

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783211832073
Publisher: Springer Vienna
Publication date: 01/25/1999
Series: Computing Supplementa , #13
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998
Pages: 241
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Applications of a Fruitful Relation between a Dupin Cyclide and a Right Circular Cone.- Interrogative Visualization.- Representation Conversions for Nef Polyhedra.- The Shape Parametrisation of an Aircraft Engine Nacelle and Pylon.- Multiresolution Analysis with Non-Nested Spaces.- Optimal Degree Reduction of Free Form Curves.- Intersection Methods of Convergence.- Approximation of Curves by a Measure of Shape.- Geometric Design of Rational Bézier Line Congruences and Ruled Surfaces Using Line Geometry.- Variational Design and Parameter Optimized Surface Fitting.- Shape Improvement of Surfaces.- A Philosophy for Smooth Contour Reconstruction.- The Design of Physically Accurate Fluid Flow.- A Quadratic-Programming Method for Removing Shape-Failures from Tensor-Product B-Spline Surfaces.- Fill-in Regions.- Smoothing Polyhedra Using Trimmed Bicubic Patches.- A G2-Subdivision Algorithm.- Octtrees Meet Splines.- Degree Reduction of B-Spline Curves.

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