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Geometric Modeling : Techniques, Applications, Systems and Tools - Muhammad Sarfraz

Geometric Modeling

Techniques, Applications, Systems and Tools

By: Muhammad Sarfraz (Editor)

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Published: 29th February 2004
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This book aims to provide a valuable source, which focuses on interdisciplinary methods and affiliate research in the area of Geometric Modeling and Graphics. It aims to provide the user community with a variety of Geometric Modeling techniques, applications, systems and tools necessary for various real life problems in areas such as Designing objects, Medical Visualization, Scientific Data Visualization, Archaeology, Toon Rendering, Virtual Reality, Body Simulation, etc. It also aims to collect and disseminate information from various disciplines including Curve and Surface Fitting, Geometric Algorithms, Scientific Visualization, Shape Abstraction and Modeling, Intelligent CAD Systems, Computational Geometry, Solid Modeling, Shape Analysis and Description, Medical and Industrial Applications. The major goal of this book is to stimulate views and provide a source where researchers and practitioners can find the latest developments in the field of Geometric Modeling and related practical issues. The book is useful for researchers, practicing engineers, computer scientists, and many others who seek state of the art techniques, applications, systems and tools for Geometric Modeling and Graphics. The book will be a useful source of ideas and techniques for those who seek further research and practice in the development and applications of Computer Aided Geometric Modeling. The introduction to various techniques and applications, together with the developed systems and tools, may serve to stimulate the interest of undergraduate senior students as well as graduate students in the areas of Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics. The book consists of twenty-two well documented chapters distributed in three sections of Geometric Modeling Techniques, Applications, Systems and Tools.

Modeling and Visualization of Complex Geometric Environmentsp. 3
Adaptive Surfaces Fairing by Geometric Diffusionp. 31
Finite Difference Surface Representation Considering Effect of Boundary Curvaturep. 51
A New and Direct Approach for Loop Subdivision Surface Fittingp. 65
A Novel Algorithm for Computing Intersections of Two Surfaces of Revolutionp. 79
An Improved Scan-line Algorithm for Display of CSG Modelsp. 95
Rotating Squares to Boundary Cubes: Boundary Representation and Classification Techniques for Two- and Three-dimensional Objectsp. 113
A Rational Spline with Point Tension: An Alternative to NURBS of Degree Threep. 131
Muscle Modeling and Renderingp. 151
Skeletal Implicit Surface Reconstruction and Particle System for Organ's Interactions Simulationp. 171
Constraint Satisfaction Techniques for the Generation Phase in Declarative Modelingp. 193
Surface Reconstruction Based on Compactly Supported Radial Basis Functionsp. 217
Grid Method Classification of Islamic Geometric Patternsp. 233
Web Based VRML Modelingp. 255
A Rational Spline with Inflection points and Singularities Tests on Convex Datap. 281
Automatic Curve Fairing System Using Visual Languagesp. 301
Hair Design Based on the Hierarchical Cluster Hair Modelp. 329
Shape Modeling for 3D Archaeological Vesselsp. 361
Archimedean Kaleidoscope: A Cognitive Tool to Support Thinking and Reasoning about Geometric Solidsp. 375
Towards a Web Based CAD Systemp. 395
Interactive Handling of a Construction Plan in CADp. 413
Computer Aided Chair Design System Using Form Featuresp. 431
Section On Colored Picturesp. 441
Author Indexp. 453
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ISBN: 9781402018176
ISBN-10: 1402018177
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 454
Published: 29th February 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.97