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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.7 P.1210-1214


Curvature detail representation of triangular surfaces

Author(s):  WU Jin-zhong, LIU Xue-hui, WU En-hua

Affiliation(s):  State Key Lab of Computer Science, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   wjz@ios.ac.cn, lxh@ios.ac.cn, EHWu@umac.mo

Key Words:  Curvature, Detail representation, Mesh editing, Shape editing, Dirichlet energy

WU Jin-zhong, LIU Xue-hui, WU En-hua. Curvature detail representation of triangular surfaces[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(7): 1210-1214.

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curvature tells much about details of surfaces and is studied widely by researchers in the computer graphics community. In this paper, we first explain the mean-curvature view of dirichlet energy of triangular surfaces and introduce a curvature representation of details, and then present surfaces editing applications based on their curvature representation. We apply our method to surfaces with complex boundaries and rich details. Results show the validity and robustness of our method and demonstrate curvature map can be a helpful surfaces detail representation.

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