Handbook of Computer Aided Geometric Design

Handbook of Computer Aided Geometric Design

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Overview

This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the fields Geometric Modeling, Computer-Aided Design, and Scientific Visualization, or Computer-Aided Geometric Design. Leading international experts have contributed, thus creating a one-of-a-kind collection of authoritative articles. There are chapters outlining basic theory in tutorial style, as well as application-oriented articles. Aspects which are covered include:


Historical outline
Curve and surface methods
Scientific Visualization
Implicit methods
Reverse engineering.



This book is meant to be a reference text for researchers in the field as well as an introduction to graduate students wishing to get some exposure
to this subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780080533407
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/13/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 848
File size: 17 MB
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Table of Contents

Preface.
Contributors.



Chapter 1: A History of Curves and Surfaces in CAGD
(G. Farin).

Chapter 2: Geometric Fundamentals
(W. Boehm, H. Prautzsch).

Chapter 3: Geometries for CAGD
(H. Pottmann, S. Leopoldseder).

Chapter 4: Bezier Techniques
(D. Hansford).

Chapter 5: Rational Techniques
(H.J. Wolters).

Chapter 6: Spline Basics
(C. de Boor).

Chapter 7: Curve and Surface Constructions
(D. Hansford, G. Farin).

Chapter 8: Geometric Continuity
(J. Peters).

Chapter 9: Splines on Surfaces
(M. Neamtu).

Chapter 10: Box Splines
(H. Prautzsch, W. Boehm).

Chapter 11: Finite Element Approximation with Splines
(K. Hoellig).

Chapter 12: Subdivision Surfaces
(M. Sabin).

Chapter 13: Interrogation of Subdivision Surfaces
(M. Sabin).

Chapter 14: Multiresolution Techniques
(L. Kobbelt).

Chapter 15: Algebraic Methods for Computer Aided Geometric Design
(T.W. Sederberg, J. Zheng).

Chapter 16: Scattered Data Interpolation: Radial Basis and Other Methods
(S.K. Lodha, R. Franke).

Chapter 17: Pythagorean-Hodograph Curves
(R.T. Farouki).

Chapter 18: Voronoi Diagrams
(K. Sugihara).

Chapter 19: The Medial Axis Transform
(H. I. Choi, C. Y. Han).

Chapter 20: Solid Modeling
(V. Shapiro).

Chapter 21: Parametric Modeling
(C. M. Hoffmann, R. Joan-Arinyo).

Chapter 22: Sculptured Surface NC Machining
(B. K. Choi, B. H. Kim, R. B. Jerard).

Chapter 23: Cyclides
(W. Degen).

Chapter 24: Geometry Processing
(T. A. Grandine).

Chapter 25: Intersection Problems
(N. M. Patrikalakis, T. Maekawa).

Chapter 26: Reverse Engineering
(T. Varady, R. Martin).

Chapter 27: Vector and Tensor Field Visualization
(G. Scheuermann, H. Hagen).

Chapter 28: Splines over Triangulations
(H-P Seidel, F. Zeilfelder).

Chapter 29: Kinematics and Animation
(B. Juettler, M. G. Wagner).

Chapter 30: Direct Rendering of Freeform Surfaces
(G. Elber).

Chapter 31: Modeling and Processing with Quadric Surfaces
(W. Wang).

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