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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2007 Vol.8 No.4 P.575-585


A level set based segmentation approach for point-sampled surfaces

Author(s):  MIAO Yong-wei, FENG Jie-qing, ZHENG Guo-xian, PENG Qun-sheng

Affiliation(s):  State Key Lab. of CAD & CG, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   miaoyw@cad.zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Point-sampled surfaces, Segmentation, Level set method, Extended curvature field

MIAO Yong-wei, FENG Jie-qing, ZHENG Guo-xian, PENG Qun-sheng. A level set based segmentation approach for point-sampled surfaces[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2007, 8(4): 575-585.

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Segmenting a complex 3D surface model into some visually meaningful sub-parts is one of the fundamental problems in digital geometry processing. In this paper, a novel segmentation approach of point-sampled surfaces is proposed, which is based on the level set evolution scheme. To segment the model so as to align the patch boundaries with high curvature zones, the driven speed function for the zero level set inside narrow band is defined by the extended curvature field, which approaches zero speed as the propagating front approaches high curvature zone. The effectiveness of the proposed approach is demonstrated by our experimental results. Furthermore, two applications of model segmentation are illustrated, such as piecewise parameterization and local editing for point-sampled geometry.

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