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Online Remeshing for Soft Tissue Simulation in Surgical Training
November/December 2006 (vol. 26 no. 6)
pp. 24-34
C?line Paloc, VICOMTech
Alessandro Faraci, Imperial College London
Fernando Bello, Imperial College London
To graphically model and animate the realistic behavior of deformable tissue in surgical simulations, the authors' system adapts tetrahedra resolution by dynamically retessellating the mesh in and around the regions of interest. This technique overcomes limitations of previous methods that made it difficult to modify the mesh's topology online.

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Index Terms:
soft tissue deformation, surgical simulation, adaptive simulation, tetrahedral mesh refinement, finite-element model, mass-spring system
Citation:
C?line Paloc, Alessandro Faraci, Fernando Bello, "Online Remeshing for Soft Tissue Simulation in Surgical Training," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 24-34, Nov.-Dec. 2006, doi:10.1109/MCG.2006.134
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