Geometric Modelling: Dagstuhl 1996


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.
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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

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"... gives a good review of the actual state of research in the field of Geometric Modelling. Therefore this book will mainly be used by researchers in this field.” Simulation News Europe, 26/1999
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783211832073
  • Publisher: Springer Vienna
  • Publication date: 1/25/1999
  • Series: Computing Supplementa Series, #13
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 241

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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