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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.7 P.1241-1246


Reconstruction from contour lines based on bi-cubic Bézier spline surface

Author(s):  LI Zhong, MA Li-zhuang, TAN Wu-zheng, ZHAO Ming-xi

Affiliation(s):  Department of Mathematics and Science, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou 310018, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   lizhongzju@hotmail.com

Key Words:  Contour, Surface reconstruction, Bi-cubic Bé, zier surface, G2 continuity

LI Zhong, MA Li-zhuang, TAN Wu-zheng, ZHAO Ming-xi. Reconstruction from contour lines based on bi-cubic Bézier spline surface[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(7): 1241-1246.

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A novel reconstruction method from contours lines is provided. First, we use a simple method to get rid of redundant points on every contour, then we interpolate them by using cubic Bézier spline curve. For corresponding points of different contours, we interpolate them by the cubic Bézier spline curve too, so the whole surface can be reconstructed by the bi-cubic Bé;zier spline surface. The reconstructed surface is smooth because every Bézier surface is patched with g2 continuity, the reconstruction speed is fast because we can use the forward elimination and backward substitution method to solve the system of tridiagonal equations. We give some reconstruction examples at the end of this paper. Experiments showed that our method is applicable and effective.

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