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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.9 P.1535-1543


Feature-based multiresolution techniques for product design

Author(s):  LEE Sang Hun, LEE Kunwoo

Affiliation(s):  School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Kookmin University, Seoul 136-702, Korea; more

Corresponding email(s):   shlee@kookmin.ac.kr, kunwoo@snu.ac.kr

Key Words:  Multiresolution, Level of detail (LOD), Feature, Solid, Non-manifold

LEE Sang Hun, LEE Kunwoo. Feature-based multiresolution techniques for product design[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(9): 1535-1543.

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3D computer-aided design (CAD) systems based on feature-based solid modelling technique have been widely spread and used for product design. However, when part models associated with features are used in various downstream applications, simplified models in various levels of detail (LODs) are frequently more desirable than the full details of the parts. In particular, the need for feature-based multiresolution representation of a solid model representing an object at multiple LODs in the feature unit is increasing for engineering tasks. One challenge is to generate valid models at various LODs after an arbitrary rearrangement of features using a certain LOD criterion, because composite Boolean operations consisting of union and subtraction are not commutative. The other challenges are to devise proper topological framework for multiresolution representation, to suggest more reasonable LOD criteria, and to extend applications. This paper surveys the recent research on these issues.

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